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Watch: Polaris Castillo's Moving Lucha Libre Short Film 'El Luchador'

El Luchador Short Film

“I’m putting an end to the tyranny! I will fight for my people. I will bring them peace and glory!” Another outstanding independent short film to watch when you have a chance. El Luchador is made by filmmaker Polaris Castillo and tells the story of a professional wrestler who goes into seclusion after his undefeated streak comes to an end. This is a very impressive, well-made, emotional short film that speaks to much more than just wrestling and the Lucha Libre life. Some of the footage reminds me a bit of Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler, but this goes down its own path when it comes to the actual story and characters. Fire it up below. ›››

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