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14 May 2008 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Set in 1935, a couple of aged smallholders are waiting for their son, for rain, for better days. | Add synopsis »
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6 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Brilliantly Simple and Simply Brilliant! See more (10 total) »

Cast

 
Ramon Del Rio ... Ramón
Georgina Genes ... Candida
Jorge López ... Hijo

Directed by
Paz Encina 
 
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Paz Encina 

Produced by
Simon Field .... executive producer
Keith Griffiths .... executive producer
Christoph Hahnheiser .... co-producer (as Christoph Meyer-Wiel)
Ilse Hughan .... producer
Gabriela Sabaté .... producer
Marianne Slot .... producer
Lita Stantic .... co-producer
Carolina Urbieta .... supervising producer
 
Original Music by
Óscar Cardozo Ocampo 
 
Cinematography by
Willi Behnisch 
 
Film Editing by
Miguel Schverdfinger 
 
Art Direction by
Carlos Sapatuza 
 
Set Decoration by
Carlos Spatuzza 
 
Sound Department
Guido Berenblum .... sound
Mauricio Castañeda .... foley artist
Roberto Espinoza .... sound re-recording mixer
Daniel Heusser .... foley recordist
Lisandro Rumeau .... assistant sound editor
Victor Alejandro Tendler .... sound
Marcela Turjanski .... dialogue editor
 
Other crew
Marie Sonne-Jensen .... assistant to producer
 
Thanks
Lisandro Alonso .... thanks
Gilles Jacob .... thanks
Joaquim Jordà .... thanks (as Joaquín Jordà)
 

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Also Known As:
"Hamaca paraguaya" - Argentina (original title)
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Runtime:
78 min
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16 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Brilliantly Simple and Simply Brilliant!, 12 September 2006
Author: prepost from Abu Dhabi, UAE

I just came back from my fifth TIFF film of 2006 - Hamaca Paraguaya. The film is less than 80 minutes long, and contains maybe a total of about 10 scenes, with no cuts, just long continuous still shots, observing two characters from a distance that made it all so intimate. Such a classic story (war and death) told in a most unexpected angle and a daring way. In my opinion, it's minimalist delivery is parallel to Lars Von Tier's Dogville - "less is more". I have to say it is one of my best TIFF experiences - one-of-a-kind low-budget international films deserves to be promoted.

I thought the director really put herself up for a real challenge and managed to far exceed it - bravo! Both my friend and I loved it. Amazing. I was very happy that I saw it on the big screen, where this film is meant to be seen.

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