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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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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 (USA) (8 May 2009)

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$11,995 (USA) (17 July 2009)
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Argentina's favorite flavor déclassé fairy tale
4 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Argentina's favorite theme is presented here: Déclassé Fairytale. With emphasis on that golden prewar era.

In this rendition an 80 year old man who himself would have been a child in that golden era is dying he is looking forward to the visit of his son an international pianist (of course). The 80 year old father is an author with signed first editions of Borges (of course).

The whole story is a day in his life.

Still it is an accurate look at rural life in Argentina as well as death and dying even if it does involve an estancia and other icons of these pseudo intellectual déclassé fairy tales.

It is short pretty good if somewhat depressing.

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