Silent - Sara Alva
Alex is fifteen years old. He lives in the ghetto with his mother, who is very neglectful, and her boyfriend, who likes to take out his frustrations on Alex. When Alex makes a not so great decision to get himself a pair of shoes, it ends up costing him his home.


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