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505 Ratings

Chop Shop

Directed by Ramin Bahrani
United States, 2007


In a bustling wasteland of stolen cars, mechanics and street hustlers, Alejandro (Alejandro Polanco), a tough and ambitious street orphan, and his older sister, Isamar (Isamar Gonzales), must rely on each other to survive.

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Chop Shop Directed by Ramin Bahrani

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2007 | Directors' Fortnight

Independent Spirit Awards

2008 | Winner: Someone to Watch Award

2009 | 2 nominations including: Best Director

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