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Martín (Hache) (1997)

19-year-old Argentina Martin has a nearly fatal drug overdose. After that his mother sends him to Madrid, where his film director father (also called Martin) lives with his new much younger lover Alicia and gay actor friend Dante.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Martín
... Hache
... Dante
... Alicia
... Blanca (as Ana Maria Picchio)
... José M.ª Navarro
José María Sacristán ... Schauve (as José M. Sacristán)
Will More ... Coracero (as Joaquin A. Colmenares)
Ángel Amorós ... Productor Teatro (as Angel Amoros)
Kojun Notsu ... Joven Oriental
Esther Herrera ... Niña Andrógina
Marisa Cabezón ... Mujer Espejo (as Marisa Cabezon)
... Migue
Claudia Gallegos ... Lea
Leonora Balcarce ... Nadia
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19-year-old Argentina Martin has a nearly fatal drug overdose. After that his mother sends him to Madrid, where his film director father (also called Martin) lives with his new much younger lover Alicia and gay actor friend Dante.

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No quiere trabajar. No quiere estudiar. No es un vago. Quiere ser libre.

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17 April 1997 (Argentina)  »

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ESP 200,000,000 (estimated)
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Hache: Are you top or bottom?
Dante: When a man goes to bed with another man to make love, it's just like with a woman. One does what gives pleasure. One does and let do.
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Bacalao porteño
Written by Fito Páez
Performed by Fito Páez and Chofi Faruolo
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there is much more than couldn't be said
21 March 2007 | by See all my reviews

On this movie,or IN this movie is not the acting-intense-and it is not the dialogs-piercing-or the camera,filming,sound,etc.techs..It's the everyone watching and missing,quiet in guilts of no participation,like the Eusebio Poncella's Dante playing a Russian revolutionary remarks as he stops acting in the play in the film and sacrifices his career for some much urgent and realist play to the benefit of his protégée. What this movie is calling to watch is not its own show,but a reaction from the silent,passive,inmature in all of us.Egoist parent,petrified males,desperated women,flashed out gaybombs,and scared youths,not to be any of these ways but the opposite,our gentler selves. Our own movie to make,is compared to this one,like the messaged one by the boy of the title to his "profesional" father,the gone losing... A great mirror on a shattering real World.Seldom so well done the real duty of a Play.As Dali used to say,a piece of Art must not only entertain but must definitely provoke disturbing.


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