Synopsis

When the fate of an arm wrestling match leads two brothers to a house party where the younger one hopes to lose his virginity, the boys must overcome their sibling rivalry if they are going to save the day after a fight breaks out and things suddenly spiral out of control.

Inspired by the thousands of crazy stories writer/director Tom Sanchez overheard from his father and uncle while growing up in Lima, Peru, La Navaja de Don Juan is a coming of age tale which under the surface of its broad universal themes of sibling rivalry, examines the relationships between young Latino men and women.

As the boys spend the night crossing through the barrios of Lima, they reluctantly learn from each other what it really takes to be a man and how valuable it is to have a brother…