6.0/10
724
8 user 7 critic

Las viudas de los jueves (2009)

In a gated community, where everyone seems to have it all, secrets start to come out.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 win & 28 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro
Stars: Héctor Alterio, Cecilia Roth, Leonardo Sbaraglia
Ismael (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An 8-year-old boy tracks down his father.

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro
Stars: Belén Rueda, Mario Casas, Sergi López
Burnt Money (2000)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down.

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro
Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Pablo Echarri
Kamchatka (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The film is seen through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy, Harry (Matías del Pozo), who does not know that Argentina's 1976 coup d'état is impacting his life. After witnessing the "... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro
Stars: Ricardo Darín, Cecilia Roth, Héctor Alterio
Wild Horses (1995)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A road movie that begins when a man tries to rob a bank and the bank's clerk, a yuppie, pretends the thief has kidnapped him to help him run away. While they're running away, they meet a ... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro
Stars: Héctor Alterio, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Cecilia Dopazo
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

How do you find a murderer amidst the chaos, death and destruction of the Second World War? On the Russian Front in the harsh winter of 1943, a series of bodies, hideously mutilated and ... See full summary »

Director: Gerardo Herrero
Stars: Juan Diego Botto, Carmelo Gómez, Víctor Clavijo
The Method (2005)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

During IMF & World Bank Summit and demonstrations which upset Madrid, like other capitals, major corporation Dekia holds interviews to recruit a top executive from seven applicants. Their ... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro
Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Najwa Nimri, Eduard Fernández
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Sergio Villanueva
Stars: Silvia Abascal, Juan Diego Botto, Denise Despeyroux
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The teachers Daniel and Laura work at the same school and live together. Laura wants to have a baby, but her gynecologist has just informed that she cannot have children. One day, a weird ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Chavarrías
Stars: Juan Diego Botto, Bárbara Lennie, Mágica Pérez
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Leo is immediately set adrift by his new found responsibilities as a single parent, a feeling that is made doubly distressing when Dafne, herself understandably confused and heartbroken by ... See full summary »

Director: Achero Mañas
Stars: Juan Diego Botto, José Luis Gómez, Ana Risueño
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

This films tells the true story of seven teenagers who agitated for reduced student bus fares under two different regimes in Argentina, with tragic results. At first succeeding under the ... See full summary »

Director: Héctor Olivera
Stars: Alejo García Pintos, Vita Escardó, Pablo Novak
Un oso rojo (2002)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Bear has never gotten over the separation from his wife and daughter after having been convicted for armed robbery and homicide and sent to prison. Now he is out, to finally get his cut of ... See full summary »

Director: Adrián Caetano
Stars: Julio Chávez, Soledad Villamil, Luis Machín
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Rafael Aieta ...
Waiter
...
Martín
Roberto Antier ...
Apoderado
Raúl Aragón ...
Periodista
Ezequiel Asensio ...
Adolescente
Ramiro Blas ...
Maitre 1
...
Gustavo
Diego Bracco ...
Jugador de Tenis 1
Paula Burgos ...
Manuela
Abril Cargiulo ...
Sofía
Gloria Carrá ...
Lala
...
Teresa
Gabo Correa ...
Sergio
Camilo Cuello Vitale ...
Juan
Begoña Domínguez ...
Cinthia
Edit

Storyline

In a gated community, where everyone seems to have it all, secrets start to come out.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

El lado oscuro de una vida perfecta.


Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

10 September 2009 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

The Widows of Thursdays  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Caiga quien caiga - CQC: Episode #13.23 (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
It is not about an economical crisis it is about middle age life
19 April 2010 | by (Uruguay) – See all my reviews

This film; together with "El Secreto de tus Ojos" are representatives of the best of the new Argentinean Film industry strengthened with some other Latin American and Spanish partners.

In spite of some weaknesses in the youngest widow performance (Juana Viale), this movie is touching and very well done.

With a stunning shooting and a deep psychological approach to each character through minor and well placed hints; this thriller is an true masterpiece about how to achieve it without long and boring scenes.

I would like to quote a sentence of the leading role "Tano" that could be from any middle aged men in the western world :" When I was a teenager I used to believe in God; I felt that He failed to me; then in my youth I believed in Democracy as a tool for solving everybody's needs, it also failed to me, now I am convinced that the only one thing that deserves my faith is Money"


9 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?