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Paraguayan Hammock (2006) More at IMDbPro »Hamaca paraguaya (original title)


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Release Date:
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 & 1 nomination See more »
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Cast

 
Ramon Del Rio ... Ramón
Georgina Genes ... Candida
Jorge López ... Hijo
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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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78 min
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5 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
I barely survived, 18 June 2007
Author: fionalansdown from Australia

Wow! I just got back from seeing this film at the Sydney Film Festival, and thought I'd check out what people thought - when I saw the previous rave I had to register on IMDb just to be able to say NO WAY! I was so excited about this film, having spent some time living in Paraguay, but have to say it was the most boring film I have ever seen. The long distance camera shot meant you could hardly ever see the actors faces, which didn't much matter because they weren't actually speaking or showing any expression anyway. The voice overs sounded so unemotional, which given that they were mainly talking about the death of their son I found a little odd.

I can't believe anyone paid anyone money to make this movie. There are so many rich and fascinating stories to be told in Paraguay, but this movie gave me nothing!!

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