From Afar (Spanish: Desde allá)[2] is a 2015 Venezuelan drama film directed by Lorenzo Vigas and written by Vigas and Guillermo Arriaga. It won the Golden Lion at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival.[3][4][5] It was selected as the Venezuelan entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards but it was not nominated.[6]

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From Afar
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Directed byLorenzo Vigas
Written byLorenzo Vigas
Guillermo Arriaga
StarringAlfredo Castro
CinematographySergio Armstrong
Release date
  • 10 September 2015 (2015-09-10) (Venice)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryVenezuela
LanguageSpanish
Box office$148,594[1]
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The film is about Armando, a wealthy middle-aged man who gets involved with Élder, a young man from a street gang.[7][8]