Film details

Alternative titles

  • BEAR CUB Alternative


Pedro, a fun-loving, gay dentist, agrees to look after his young nephew, Bernardo, while his sister goes off to India. As the weeks pass, Pedro finds that his nephew's prescence forces him to make certain lifestyle changes, that are not necessarily unwlecome. When the news comes that Bernardo's mother has been arrested for drug smuggling and may be imprisoned for many years, Pedro rises to the challenge and accepts his responsibilities. Then he finds he must fight for custody against the boy's grandmother...

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top