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The Aura -- A deluded taxidermist plans the perfect crime.

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Release Date:
15 September 2005 (Argentina) See more »
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Plot:
A deluded taxidermist plans the perfect crime. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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11 wins & 7 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Another great Darín's performance See more (40 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Ricardo Darín ... Esteban Espinosa, the taxidermist

Dolores Fonzi ... Diana Dietrich
Pablo Cedrón ... Sosa
Nahuel Pérez Biscayart ... Julio
Jorge D'Elía ... Urien
Alejandro Awada ... Sontag
Rafa Castejón ... Vega

Manuel Rodal ... Carlos Dietrich
Walter Reyno ... Montero
Alejandro Gancé
Daniel Alejandro Ovando
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Guido D'Albo ... Hotel administrator

Daniel Delevin
Eva ... The dog
Claudio Rissi ... Vega (voice)
Victoria Vescio ... Vanina, the prostitue's daughter
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Directed by
Fabián Bielinsky 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Fabián Bielinsky 

Produced by
Mariela Besuievsky .... producer
Cecilia Bossi .... executive producer
Pablo Bossi .... producer
Diego Conejero .... executive producer
José Garcia Espina .... on-set executive producer
José Luis García Espina .... executive producer
Augusto Greco .... assistant producer
Samuel Hadida .... producer
Victor Hadida .... executive producer
Gerardo Herrero .... producer
Ariel Saúl .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Lucio Godoy 
 
Cinematography by
Checco Varese 
 
Film Editing by
Alejandro Carrillo Penovi 
Fernando Pardo 
 
Casting by
Eugenia Levin 
 
Art Direction by
Mercedes Alfonsín 
 
Set Decoration by
Matías Martínez 
Fernanda Tripoli 
 
Costume Design by
Marisa Urruti 
 
Makeup Department
Marisa Amenta .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Federico Brizzio .... production manager
Micaela Buye .... assistant production manager
Federico Noejovich .... location production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Federico Berón .... assistant director
Martin Hodara .... second unit director
 
Sound Department
Carlos Abbate .... supervising sound editor
Droopy .... foley editor
Droopy .... foley recordist
José Luis Díaz .... supervising sound editor
Facundo Paco Girón .... boom operator
Cecilia Rivero .... sound editor
Victor Alejandro Tendler .... sound mixer
Guido Valerga .... boom operator
Ricardo Viñas .... dolby sound consultant
 
Visual Effects by
Iñaki Bilbao .... digital supervisor
Gabriel Campañó .... mastering supervisor
Blas Galera .... digital conform editor
Claudio Güell .... digital intermediate colorist
Jorge Jesús .... digital colorist
Claudio Langsam .... digital effects artist
Gonzalo Moure .... visual effects supervisor
Marcos Onaindia .... visual effects supervisor
Cristian Tonhaiser .... visual effects artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Aníbal Cattaneo .... key grip
Maximiliano Curcu .... video assist
Leonardo Hermo .... first assistant camera
Mathias Mesa .... camera operator: "a" camera
Matías Mesa .... Steadicam operator
Jaime Muschietti .... electrician
Gabriel Quevedo .... assistant Steadicam operator
Gabriel Quevedo .... assistant camera
Ricardo W. Romero .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Soledad Cancela .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Chema Alba .... scanning and film recording
Eva Alonso .... post-production coordinator
Miguel P. Gilaberte .... color timer
Noelia Gorrón .... post-production coordinator
Nuria López .... scanning and film recording
María Martín .... post-production coordinator
Luciana Pets .... assistant editor
Verónica Pérez .... scanning and film recording
Cristina Rissotto .... negative cutter
Franciso Román .... post-production coordinator
Silvia Torralba .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
Dario Eskenazi .... composer: additional music
Dario Eskenazi .... musician: piano
Juan Pablo González Saccone .... assistant music engineer
 
Transportation Department
Alejandro Sarquis .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Juan Aguirre .... key accountant
Raquel Flotta .... publicist: R.F. Comunicaciones
Fabian Gabelli .... animal wrangler
Guillermo Greco .... continuity
Mariana Hambra .... production assistant
Marina Hambra .... production assistant
Lito Muratchik .... seguros
Clarissa Pardina .... production assistant
Paola Scagnet .... production coordinator
Andrés G. Schaer .... premiere and release
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"El aura" - Argentina (original title)
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Runtime:
134 min | Argentina:138 min
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Trivia:
The museum scenes were actually shot at two different locations distant from each other. The exterior shot and the scene in which Sontag is introduced were filmed at Museo de La Plata (In the city of La Plata), while both the hall of stuffed mammals and bank scenes were filmed in Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales (in the city of Buenos Aires).See more »
Movie Connections:
Remade as The Aura (????)See more »
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14 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Another great Darín's performance, 7 August 2006
Author: Bruno Cassiano from Porto Alegre, Brazil

I think that more than half of all the Argentinian movies I have seen were starred by Ricardo Darín. I don't know if it's lack of good actors, but, anyway, all I can say is that he had great performances in every his movie movie I have seen and in this one it isn't different.

About the movie, people who watched Nueve Reinas could say that it's a bit slow and, in fact, it is at the beginning, but once you start to get involved with the plot and with Darín's character this slow pace turns to be something that bring us the feelings that the main character might be feeling.

If there's one thing that could be better explored, in my humble opinion, was photography, mainly in the scenes at the bush and the desert.

Anyway, if you became a Bielinsky fan because of Nueve Reinas, be prepared to find a completely different movie. Whereas in Nueve... you realize what's the movie about since its beginning, in this one you have to be a bit more patient. However, the plot is still clever and in the end you'll hardly be disappointed.

Highly recommended.

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