Cetarti, a public employee who has just been fired, travels from Buenos Aires to Lapachito, a lonely town in the Chaco province. He must take care of the corpses of his mother and brother ... See full summary »
Israel Adrián Caetano
Mathieu has never known his father. His mother has always told him he was the fruit of a one-night-stand. One morning, in his Parisian flat, he receives a call from Quebec telling him his ... See full summary »
Catherine de Léan
Accused of killing his brother during adolescence, Salvador lives alone in the middle of Patagonia. Several decades later, his brother Marcos and his sister-in-law Laura, come to convince him to sell the lands they share by inheritance.
Massimo's idyllic childhood is shattered by the death of his mother. Years later, he is forced to relive his traumatic past and compassionate doctor Elisa could help him open up and confront his childhood wounds.
A period drama set in 1960s Argentina, The story about the erratic beginning of a relationship and the urgent need for the first light after darkness. Since the accident, Luisa has not been... See full summary »
A trip to the depths of Argentina. Roasting is a meal and a ritual. It is primitive and contemporary, wild and refined, an art and a science. The asado with greater originality the essential features of national identity.
Dawson City: Frozen Time, pieces together the bizarre true history of a collection of some 500 films dating from 1910s - 1920s, which were lost for over 50 years until being discovered ... See full summary »
Two brothers return to Pinamar off-season to scatter the ashes of their mother and sell the family apartment. There, they are received by Laura, a beautiful young local who was Miguel's ... See full summary »
Martin Marchand, a successful businessman and the son of a multimillionaire, decides to strike on his own in the political field, postulating himself as a candidate for diputado (roughly, the equivalent of congressman). He is obviously in conflict with his father, who constantly puts him down and who has assigned Martin a menial place in his own political organization. Over the course of two days in Martin's farm (does it belong to his father?) we see the beginnings of the manufacturing of the candidate's fictitious personality by various experts and specialists in sound, filming, graphic design, marketing, etc. The topics under discussion include such absurdities as what bird and what tree should be Martin associated with in the planned add campaign.
In the second part of the movie the plot darkens, as some of the experts' loyalties come into question, and the film veers from black comedy into drama. The transition is smooth, but there is some lack of clarity about these loyalties and the way they are dealt with by Martin's goons. Still, the balance of the movie is positive. Acting and cinematography are excellent.
Director Daniel Hendler, born in Montevideo, has had a distinguished career as an actor in his country and in Argentina, both in TV series and movies and in feature films, some of the best under director Daniel Burman. This is his second film he helms (not counting a short) and he is already a director to watch.
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