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A King and His Movie (1986)

La película del rey (original title)
Buenos Aires movie director, very fond of the legend of the King of Patagonia and Araucania, decides to make a movie about it. Despite of financial troubles, technical problems, misfortune ... See full summary »

Director:

Carlos Sorin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ulises Dumont ... Arturo
Julio Chávez ... David Vass (as Julio Chaves)
Villanueva Cosse ... Desfontaines
Roxana Berco Roxana Berco ... Lucia
Ana María Giunta ... Madama
David Llewelyn David Llewelyn ... Lachaisse
Miguel Dedovich Miguel Dedovich ... Oso
Marilia Paranhos Marilia Paranhos ... Lulu
Ricardo Hamlin Ricardo Hamlin ... Maxi
Rubén Patagonia Rubén Patagonia ... Quillapan
César García César García ... Bonnano
Carlos Rivkin Carlos Rivkin
Sergio Raso Sergio Raso
Hilda Rey Hilda Rey
Jesús Berenguer Jesús Berenguer
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Buenos Aires movie director, very fond of the legend of the King of Patagonia and Araucania, decides to make a movie about it. Despite of financial troubles, technical problems, misfortune and desertions, he undertakes the journey to Patagonia for the film with a second-rate actor company. Neglected by the producer and shortly after by the company, he will make the movie alone, in a surreal landscape like mad. Written by Vinicio Matteucci <vinix@sirius.pisa.it>

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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

28 August 1986 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

A King and His Movie See more »

Filming Locations:

Patagonia, Argentina

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Motion Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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One of the best Argentinian movies
12 April 1999 | by ggaSee all my reviews

How to express the pain and suffering of a director in a small country as he struggles to bring his movie to life and every circunstance is against him? Carlos Sorin, one of the most experienced Argentinian directors working in commercials, has done it so well, that I feel extremely proud to have worked with him years ago. With a touch of surrealism and some great performances, he creates a story to behold, as we don't know if to laugh or cry at the truth of his message. A celebration of the artist as a crazy fool.


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