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Martin (Hache) (1997)

Martín (Hache) (original title)
19-year-old Argentina Martin has a nearly fatal drug overdose. After that his mother sends him to Madrid, where his film director father (also called Martin) lives with his new much younger lover Alicia and gay actor friend Dante.

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Martín
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Hache
Eusebio Poncela ...
Dante
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Alicia
Ana María Picchio ...
Blanca (as Ana Maria Picchio)
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José M.ª Navarro
José María Sacristán ...
Schauve (as José M. Sacristán)
Joaquin A. Colmenares ...
Coracero
Ángel Amorós ...
Productor Teatro (as Angel Amoros)
Kojun Notsu ...
Joven Oriental
Esther Herrera ...
Niña Andrógina
Marisa Cabezón ...
Mujer Espejo (as Marisa Cabezon)
Enrique Liporace ...
Migue
Claudia Gallegos ...
Lea
Leonora Balcarce ...
Nadia
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19-year-old Argentina Martin has a nearly fatal drug overdose. After that his mother sends him to Madrid, where his film director father (also called Martin) lives with his new much younger lover Alicia and gay actor friend Dante.

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No quiere trabajar. No quiere estudiar. No es un vago. Quiere ser libre.

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17 April 1997 (Argentina)  »

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Martin (H)  »

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ESP 200,000,000 (estimated)
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1.66 : 1
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Dante: Women belong to nobody.
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Villa del parque blues
Written and Performed by Fito Páez
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7 August 2005 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite films.

Terribly sincere, talks about relationships and silence, about how doubts and questions not answered can turn love in death or slow suicide and about how everything comes to pain.

But is not a sad story at the end. The role of young Martín (Hache), perfect and tender Juan Diego Botto, as the real survivor of the script, turning sour into sweetness, and insecurity into strenght, even though he's lost in hesitations, is a message of faith in life.

The dialogs are intelligent and sharp, the actors, gorgeous. And I fell in love with Martín (Hache) for the rest of my life.

Thank you, Adolfo Aristarain for such a great, sensitive, risky and intelligent movie and thank you, Federico Lupi, Cecilia Roth, Eusebio Poncela and, specially, Juan Diego Botto for your incredible work.


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