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Sevilla, 1913. Juan, un muchacho enclenque y tímido, trata de abrirse un puesto en una pandilla de marginados. Su valor, su coraje, su genio y su temperamento le hacen ser diferente a los demás; nadie como él desafía a las vacas en las ventas y a los toros de noche en los cercados… De esta manera empieza la historia de Juan Belmonte, uno de los genios del toreo.

Una personalidad contravertida; apasionante incluso para los detractores del toreo. Arriesgado dentro y fuera de la plaza, su vida estuvo en todo momento rodeada por la controversia. Las relaciones con su amigo y rival Joselito, con Calderón, el viejo torero que le ayudó; con Consuelo, su primer amor.

Su amistad con los intelectuales y artistas, su pasión en definitiva por la vida. Belmonte fue un artista suicida y revolucionario que a su agitada vida, añadió el misterio de su muerte que hizo de él una leyenda que aún hoy, sigue fascinando por su carismática y profunda personalidad.

Sevilla, 1913. John, a sickly boy and shy, tries to open a seat on a gang of marginalized. His courage, his courage, his genius and his temperament make him be different than the other, no one challenged him as to the cows in sales and bulls at night in enclosures … In this way begins the story of Juan Belmonte, one of the geniuses of the bullfight.

A personality contravertida; exciting even for the detractors of bullfighting. Risky inside and outside the square, his life was always surrounded by controversy. Relations with his friend and rival Joselito, with Calderón, the old torero who helped him, with Consuelo, his first love.

His friendship with intellectuals and artists, ultimately his passion for life. Belmonte was an artist and revolutionary suicide that her troubled life, added the mystery of his death that made him a legend that even today, continues to fascinate for his charismatic personality and deep.

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