Pedro (José Luis García-Pérez) is an attractive and homosexual dentistwho lives a sexually active lifestyle. He offers to take care of his 9year-old nephew Bernardo (David Castillo) for two weeks while thechilds mother, Pedros older sister Violeta (Elvira Lindo), goes offto India with her latest "hippie" boyfriend. Pedro modifies his sexualbehavior but quickly finds out that Bernardo is extremely comfortableand mature in his attitude towards life. When Violeta suddenly becomesdetained in India, Pedro finds himself the boys caretaker and mustface the challenges of raising a child. As the relationship betweenuncle and nephew gradually becomes tighter through real love,friendship and affection, Violetas estranged mother, Dona Teresa(Empar Ferrer), arrives to begin a relationship with Bernardo. But asshe finds out more about Pedros life, Dona Teresa believes that theupbringing of a child should not be left in the hands of a homosexual.Bear Cub is the newest film from Miguel Albaladejo, director ofManolito Four-Eyes (Manolito Gafotas).
2004 Berlin International Film Festival
2004 Tribeca Film Festival
40th Chicago International Film Festival
51st Sydney Film Festival, 2004
2004 Montreal World Film Festival
2004 Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
2004 Miami International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival