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An Argentinian in New York (1998)
"Un argentino en New York" (original title)

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A single father wants to rebuild his relationship with his daughter, who flies to New York to become a professional singer.


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A teenage girl travels to New York and decided to stay in Manhattan, without the consent of their parents. His father, travels to New York to bring his daughter back to Buenos Aires. The trip will help strengthen the relationship with her daughter and find growth in those months away from him. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

21 May 1998 (Argentina)  »

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An Argentinian in New York  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Que si, que si
Written by Fernando López Rossi - Pablo Durand
Performed by Natalia Oreiro
Courtesy of BMG Ariola Argentina S.A.
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Much more than soap opera!
21 August 2005 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

I didn't see the movie expecting much, but I got really surprised. The cast is basically the same we see in Argentina in soap-operas, like Natalia, or "lunch-time" programs, like Guillermo. (The exception is the short appearance of "Wonderful Whoopi"). But I was very surprised because these actors put together, along with quite an original story, managed to make a very good movie.

With short spots of humor like any good American movie, and a unique style that was far away from our traditional kind of movies, a very sensitive approach on father-daughter relationships, having not the typical American "supercharacters" that can do anything, but real and vulnerable people, very well performed and not "overacted" like in "soaps", I must say that I was very surprised, for good, and enjoyed it very much. Very good for Natalia and Guillermo!

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