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14 May 2008 (USA) See more »
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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 & 1 nomination See more »
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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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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
War or Peace?, 10 September 2006
Author: Jamester from Canada

I saw this at the Toronto International Film Festival.

While the expected slow pacing of the story was not something I was looking forward to, this story came alive very quickly for me.

With the Paraguayan-Bolivian war as the background, we zoom in to the life of a mom-dad country outpost in Paraguay centred around a day sitting on a hammock waiting for their son to return.

The impact was strong. The waiting, the hope in their son, and the bleakness of life was intense and very real. I didn't expect such depth in what on the surface would be such a very simple story of hammock banter. But through the banter, through the movements, through the narrative voice, the story kept moving and from there emerged an important comment on war and the impact on one family.

Well done!

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