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The South (1988)
"Sur" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama  |  5 March 1988 (Argentina)
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After the end of the military dictatorship in Argentina in 1983, Floreal is released from prison. Instead of returning to his wife, he wanders through the night of Buenos Aires. He meets ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Susú Pecoraro ...
Rosi Echegoyen
Miguel Ángel Solá ...
Floreal Echgoyen
Philippe Léotard ...
Roberto
Lito Cruz ...
El Negro
Ulises Dumont ...
Emilio
Roberto Goyeneche ...
Amado
Gabriela Toscano ...
Blondi
Mario Lozano ...
Echegoyen
Nathán Pinzón ...
Rasatti
Antonio Ameijeiras ...
Peregrino
Inés Molina ...
María (as Inés Molina Villafañe)
Fito Páez ...
Marcelo
Niní Gambier ...
Adela
Chany Mallo ...
La mère de Floreal
Susana Mayo ...
Cora
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After the end of the military dictatorship in Argentina in 1983, Floreal is released from prison. Instead of returning to his wife, he wanders through the night of Buenos Aires. He meets some people from his past - most of which are only imaginary - and remembers the events of his arrest and imprisonment. Written by Joern Richts <richts@informatik.rwth-aachen.de>

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Wonderful movie
28 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is very sad but also. It is the opposite of anything that comes out of our movie culture. Beautiful music and very moving. If you are a fan of tango music you will also enjoy the scenes of Roberto Goyeneche( "El Polaco") haunting tango singing that are interspersed during the movie. At times this movie works almost like a tango musical. When I say musical don't expect to see people dancing or singing gaily in the streets. Since the music is mostly tango (there also a Milonga song "El Tartamudo" The Stutterer The movie is not a linear narrative. It is very existential and atmospheric.

I also recommend movies by Eliseo Subiela: " No te mueras sin decirme donde vas." Don't die without telling me where you are going


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