The president of Argentina, Hernán Blanco, is facing a very important decision. He is participating in a meeting between different state leaders, which takes place in La Cordillera. From ...
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The president of Argentina, Hernán Blanco, is facing a very important decision. He is participating in a meeting between different state leaders, which takes place in La Cordillera. From there, in the middle of the Summit of Latin American presidents, he will have to be able to solve a very complicated personal matter that can affect both his private and public life.Written by
It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. See more »
El protocolo chileno establece que los jefes de estado extranjeros son recibidos en el Palacio de La Moneda, no en el aeropuerto al llegar. Por ende , la recepción que la presidente chilena hace a su par argentino en la película difícilmente tendría lugar en la realidad. Una excepción a lo anterior fue la visita de SS Juan Pablo II en 1987. See more »
A Good Film that Could Have Been Better - The Summit
There are some films that are classics because they do not have any women in them; such as Full Metal Jacket, 12 Angry Men, A Few Good Men, The Alamo, Saving Private Ryan (except the great mother scene), and others. Conversely, there are several classics that feature women, where men are merely props; such as Two Women, Sophies Choice, The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Devil Wears Prada, Queen Elizabeth, and several others. I believe this is one of those films that should have jettisoned the daughter and the female assistant; neither of which push the story forward with intensity. The dynamics among the men are what makes this film tick (like Glengary Glenross). The director fumbled the ball on the goal line with this one. Also unclear was why the US wanted Argentina to keep them out of the game. If those two things were made crystal clear in two hours, this would have been a classic; but......
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