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The Window (2008)

La ventana (original title)
R | | Drama | 6 May 2009 (USA)
While bed-ridden Antonio awaits a visit from his long-lost son, the alluring view of Patagonia from his window leads him to escape for one last stroll. Argentina. Spanish w/English ... See full summary »

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Carlos Sorin

Writer:

Carlos Sorin (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Antonio Larreta Antonio Larreta ... Antonio
María del Carmen Jiménez María del Carmen Jiménez ... María del Carmen
Emilse Roldán Emilse Roldán ... Emilse
Roberto Rovira Roberto Rovira ... Afinador
Jorge Díez Jorge Díez ... Pablo
Carla Peterson Carla Peterson ... Claudia
Alberto Ledesma Alberto Ledesma
Luis Luque
Arturo Goetz Arturo Goetz
Marina Glezer Marina Glezer
Noemí Frenkel Noemí Frenkel
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Victoria Herrera Victoria Herrera
Carlos Kadlek Carlos Kadlek
Maximiliano Priorielo Maximiliano Priorielo
Leopoldo Ruiz Leopoldo Ruiz
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While bed-ridden Antonio awaits a visit from his long-lost son, the alluring view of Patagonia from his window leads him to escape for one last stroll. Argentina. Spanish w/English subtitles. Winner - Valladolid Int'l FF. Official Selection - Toronto and Havana Int'l FFs. Written by Anonymous

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Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Argentina | Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

6 May 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Window See more »

Filming Locations:

Bahía Blanca, Argentina

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,771, 10 May 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$11,995, 19 July 2009
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Loved this movie!
14 November 2013 | by alexahopSee all my reviews

"The Window" is about an elderly man living a slow-paced life on a ranch in Argentina. It is contemporary -- about 2010. It's in Spanish with English subtitles. Acting is terrific -- I completely forgot that it was a movie. The cinematography and views of the Argentinian ranch are lovely, the people and their relationships enjoyable to watch. This is a slice of life movie, giving the viewer a peek into another world.

As not a great deal happens, some viewers might be bored. And I'm not sure why I wasn't. I just enjoyed watching these people live a very different life from my own and being filmed so beautifully. If you like "The Red Balloon," you will probably like this movie.


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