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Absent (2011)

Ausente (original title)
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Martin, a young Argentine student, is exploring the reactions of his sports coach, Sebastian, while vying for his love and affection. He has an opportunity - one night to push the envelope ... See full summary »

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Marco Berger

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Marco Berger
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carlos Echevarría ... Sebastián
Javier De Pietro ... Martín
Antonella Costa ... Mariana
Alejandro Barbero Alejandro Barbero ... Juan Pablo
Rocío Pavón Rocío Pavón ... Analía
Luis Mango Luis Mango ... Médico Pileta
Lautaro Machaca Lautaro Machaca ... Alumno 1
Joan Alsina Joan Alsina ... Alumno 2
Nicolás Fernández Rubio Nicolás Fernández Rubio ... Profesor de Natación
Laura Dozo Laura Dozo ... Oftalmóloga (as Laura Dozzo)
Alejandra Lang Alejandra Lang ... Vecina
Fabio Cendra Fabio Cendra ... Portero
Dolores Cano Dolores Cano ... Preofesora 1
Constanza Boquet Constanza Boquet ... Profesora 2
Liliana Popovich Liliana Popovich ... Rectora
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Martin, a young Argentine student, is exploring the reactions of his sports coach, Sebastian, while vying for his love and affection. He has an opportunity - one night to push the envelope and be as close as ever to reaching what he so desperately wants. With his teacher keeping him off at a distance, but at the same time being so kind and nurturing, Martin continues to inch further and further towards crossing the line. But, with all the twists and turns of love, life, and personas, Martin finds himself on the wrong side of the line, and Sebastian finds himself with more regret than Martin could have ever imagined. Written by Zachary M.

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beautiful
24 January 2019 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

It could represent a dessapointment when you expect a clear, precise, mind twisting film about a real delicate subject. But it is , first, a correct movie, using the suggestion as basic tool for a not comfortable conflict, love, seduction and temptation story. A teacher. And his student. A night and a mistake based on lie. And a powerful kick to put all elements in the right order. "Ausente" is just a beautiful film. Not a revelation, not the film who can provoke revolutions. But a honest story who seems endless because it is the only reasonable way for give this sort of story. So, a beautiful film.


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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

11 August 2011 (Argentina) See more »

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1.85 : 1
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