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The Distinguished Citizen (2016)

El ciudadano ilustre (original title)
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A recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, who has been living in Europe for decades, accepts an invitation to receive a prize. In Argentina he finds both similarities and irreconcilable differences with the people of his hometown.

Directors:

Gastón Duprat (co-director), Mariano Cohn (co-director)

Writer:

Andrés Duprat
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oscar Martínez ... Daniel Mantovani
Dady Brieva ... Antonio
Andrea Frigerio ... Irene
Nora Navas ... Nuria
Manuel Vicente ... Cacho - el intendente
Marcelo D'Andrea Marcelo D'Andrea ... Florencio Romero
Belén Chavanne ... Julia
Gustavo Garzón ... Gerardo Palacios
Julián Larquier Tellarini Julián Larquier Tellarini ... Conserje (as Julian Larquier)
Emma Rivera Emma Rivera ... Emilse
Nicolás de Tracy Nicolás de Tracy ... Roque
Daniel Kargieman Daniel Kargieman ... Renato Provicello
Alexis López Costa Alexis López Costa ... Asistente del Intendente
Leonardo Murija Leonardo Murija ... Mendez
Pedro Roth Pedro Roth ... Nobel Prize Presenter
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Storyline

After refusing big and prestigious awards all over the world, Mr. Mantovani, Literature Nobel Prize winner, accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, which has been the inspiration for all of his books. It turns out that accepting this invitation is the worse idea of his life. Expect the unexpected when you have used real people as characters in your novels!

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Trivia

A novelization of the film written by Andres Duprat as Daniel Mantovani in the film's main character's point of view was released in Argentina after its release. See more »

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Referenced in KVIFF Guide: Episode #1.9 (2017) See more »

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7 January 2019 | by hobo-80699See all my reviews

This is how a movie should be like. every moment of this was meaningful and the cast were chosen perfectly. It should be even watched twice.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Argentina | Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,525,656
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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