Nico leaves a promising acting career in Argentina after a romantic break-up with his married producer. He lands in New York City, lured into believing that his talent will help him succeed "on his own". But that's not what he discovers.
NADIE NOS MIRA is a film about the struggle of self-imposed exile; how the pleasures of anonymity and freedom contrast with the pain of loneliness and loss that shapes immigrant experience. NICO, mid 30's, is a young Argentine actor fighting to build a career in the US, without assistance, or connections, never too far from heart-breaking failure, but often blinded by the mirage of immediate success. Nico has left a promising acting career in Argentina, after a tumultuous break-up with his mentor/producer. He lands in New York, lured into believing that his talent will help him find success "on his own" and prove his self-worth. But that's not what he finds. Too blond to play latino, his accent to strong to play anything else, Nico gets stuck between identities: that of the successful South American actor, and temporary immigrant needing to juggle odd jobs and under-the-table employment, in search of the ever-elusive acting part that will provide an adjustment of status. When Andrea, ...
Sad story....a successful Argentinian actor moves to NYC to escape a hopeless relationship with another man in his native country. We see him babysitting, working in a bar, and stealing to get by. His accent is too strong so he has little chance of finding acting work in the USA. The movie highlights the struggles many performing artists face in a world filled with stiff competition and too few jobs. In the end, the actor begins to take charge of his personal and professional life because he has to.....being homeless isn't an acceptable alternative. Production values are decent and lead actor is convincing.
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