This article is about the Peruvian film. For the 1927 Russian film, see October: Ten Days That Shook the World.
October (Spanish: Octubre) is a 2010 Peruvian drama film directed by brothers Daniel Vega Vidal and Diego Vega Vidal. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. The film was selected as the Peruvian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.
The film tells the story of Clemente, a moneylender of few words, who might be a new hope for Sofía, his single neighbor. She is a devoted worshiper of Our Lord of the Miracles, a traditional religious image. They're brought together over a new-born baby, fruit of Clemente's relationship with a prostitute who's nowhere to be found. While Clemente is looking for the girl's mother, Sofía cares for the baby and looks after the moneylender's house. With the arrival of these beings in his life, Clemente has the opportunity to reconsider his emotional relations with people.
Bruno Odar as Clemente,
Gabriela Velásquez as Sofía,
Carlos Gassols as Don Fico,
Norma Francisca Villarreal,
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