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The Truce (1974)

La tregua (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 1 August 1974 (Argentina)
A man has to come to terms with his wasted youth, estranged family and grim prospects for the future.

Director:

Sergio Renán

Writers:

Mario Benedetti (novel), Aída Bortnik | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Héctor Alterio ... Martín Santomé
Luis Brandoni ... Esteban
Ana María Picchio ... Laura
Marilina Ross ... Blanca
Aldo Barbero Aldo Barbero
Juan José Camero
Carlos Carella
Cipe Lincovsky ... Laura's mother
Oscar Martínez ... Jaime
Lautaro Murúa
Walter Vidarte
China Zorrilla
Luis Politti
Hugo Arana
Norma Aleandro
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A man has to come to terms with his wasted youth, estranged family and grim prospects for the future.

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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1 August 1974 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

The Truce See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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One of the best Argentinian films (Oscar nominated)
25 December 1998 | by ggaSee all my reviews

Hector Alterio brings to life Mario Beneditti's novel of the same name. Alterio is a tired and widowed office man, whose life seems to have been wasted and whose age begins to threaten him. He seeks some peace, while he reflects on his past to try to come to terms with it and with his children who are now adults, but still living with him due to economic hardships. The cast includes some of Argentina's best actors (coming from what it's called the Independent theatre movement of the '60s). The movie is not only the story of a man, but a comment on today's office work, with its routine, long hours, jealousy, jokes, romances, etc. The movie could be called an ironic romantic drama.


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