Gastón Fernández has arrived at 34 without too much to show or brag about. He has no money, job, girlfriend, friends or life plan. He's a composer that doesn't compose. The one-time "most ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luciano Cruz Coke ...
Gastón Fernández
Felipe Braun ...
Julián Balbo
Francisca Lewin ...
Elisa
Jaime Vadell ...
Gaston Fernández's Father
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Cordelia
Diego Casanueva ...
Pancho Santander
Cristóbal Gumucio ...
Cancino
Nicolás Saavedra ...
Luc Fernández
Eliana Furman ...
Chenrnovsky
Maité Pascal ...
Fernanda
Nayra Ilic ...
Julio Fuentes ...
Ivo
Nathalie Soublette ...
Cecilia
Luis Ernesto Alonso ...
Gato
Nicole ...
Vanessa Voss (as Denisse 'Nicole' Laval)
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Gastón Fernández has arrived at 34 without too much to show or brag about. He has no money, job, girlfriend, friends or life plan. He's a composer that doesn't compose. The one-time "most likely to succeed" at Santiago's Musical Conservatory has passed from promise to failure. He feels he is beginning to wander alone. Isolated and detached. Gastón feels that everyone judges him and see the word loser tattooed on his forehead. At the same time, an alter-ego, a sort of doppelgänger, haunts him. A young man, in a long, black coat, walks in a empty city that watches each and every one of his steps. A city that's in black and white. A city that is and is not Santiago. Is this strange, empty and foggy city part of his past or is it an invention? What seems a dream or a nightmare is actually a movie: The Killer Ants, a film directed by Luc Fernández, his cousin, many years ago, when everyone was young, idealistic and thought that things would turn out differently. But things change and so do... Written by Cinépata

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Fuguet Presidente
12 September 2006 | by (Peru) – See all my reviews

It's a pity that this movie has came back to Chile empty handed from the ELCINE FESTIVAL here in Peru. But if Alberto Fuguet happens to read this comment I would like him to know that his movie has a desperate fan in this overcrowded city. My favorite movies before "Se Arrienda" were: The Deer Hunter, Barry Lyndon and Adaptation. Se Arrienda has taken my breath away. In my opinion this movie is beautiful. Fuguet must be proud to have made this. "La Elisa" is a gorgeous character. And "Gastón Fernandez" is just so beautifully simple an complicated at the same time... He is beautiful, perfect. Congratulagions Fuguet. I would love to write this in Spanish, though.


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