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The Window (2008)

La ventana (original title)
R | | Drama | 6 May 2009 (USA)
While bed-ridden Antonio awaits a visit from his long-lost son, the alluring view of Patagonia from his window leads him to escape for one last stroll. Argentina. Spanish w/English ... See full summary »

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Antonio Larreta ...
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María del Carmen Jiménez ...
María del Carmen
Emilse Roldán ...
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Roberto Rovira ...
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Jorge Díez ...
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Carla Peterson ...
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Alberto Ledesma
Arturo Goetz
Marina Glezer
Noemí Frenkel
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Victoria Herrera
Carlos Kadlek
Maximiliano Priorielo
Leopoldo Ruiz
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While bed-ridden Antonio awaits a visit from his long-lost son, the alluring view of Patagonia from his window leads him to escape for one last stroll. Argentina. Spanish w/English subtitles. Winner - Valladolid Int'l FF. Official Selection - Toronto and Havana Int'l FFs. Written by Anonymous

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$2,771, 10 May 2009, Limited Release

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$11,995, 19 July 2009
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Dreams Do Come True
10 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

"La ventana," Carlos Sorin's beautiful film from Argentina deserves a wider audience than is evidenced by the responses at IMDb. This is a very sensitive and beautiful look at the coming of death. Nothing is overly stated, overly done. It reminds me of "Mother and Son" by Sokurovv in it's beauty, quiet, and lack of the need for narrative. The cinematography is beautiful. There are many characters who greatly add to the authenticity of the story yet the film does not get distracted by trying to do more than is necessary to tell a universal truth about the human condition. This film has an audience but it is probably very limited. I highly recommend "La ventana."


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