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La Cordillera (2017)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Santiago Mitre
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Walter Andrade Walter Andrade ... Oficial garita
Ricardo Darín ... Hernán Blanco
Dolores Fonzi ... Marina Blanco
José María Marcos José María Marcos ... Técnico
Fernando Contigiani García Fernando Contigiani García ... Oficial de ingreso
Erica Rivas ... Luisa Cordero
Ariel Chavarría Ariel Chavarría ... Encargado de Maestranza
Christian Slater ... Dereck McKinley
Maria Ahuad Maria Ahuad ... Cocinera
Paulina García ... Presidenta Paula Scherson
Marcos Horrisberger Marcos Horrisberger ... Mozo Mario
Daniel Giménez Cacho ... Presidente Sebastián Sastre
Esteban Bigliardi Esteban Bigliardi ... Iván
Gerardo Romano ... Ministro Castex
Mario Bodega Mario Bodega ... Lagos
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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 Binquin_Black

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El mal existe. [Evil exists.] See more »


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Argentina | France | Spain

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Spanish | English | Portuguese

Release Date:

17 August 2017 (Argentina) See more »

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La cordillera See more »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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Major disappointment from Ricardo Darin
5 October 2017 | by tony-70-667920See all my reviews

I'm a big fan of Ricardo Darin. Now 60, he's been in films and TV since he was 3, and starting in 2000 he's become known worldwide. I've seen 10 of his films, all excellent, so I was keen to see him as the Argentine president in this one. Big mistake. It featured on the first day of the London Film Festival in the "Thrills" section: presumably a joke on the part of the programmer. I should have done my homework. The director has written 3 fine films for Pablo Trapero, but his own "The Student" was a bore. There's so much wrong with this one. It starts with a workman going to the presidential palace, and there's talk of a funding scandal, but neither strand goes anywhere. Too much time is spent on the president's unstable daughter, a tiresome distraction from the oil conference (in which Venezuela, with the world's largest oil reserves barely features.) She seems to be there because the actress is the director's partner. This is the ultimate "so what, who cares?" film. I would have walked out, but was in the middle of a 28-seat row, and didn't want to disturb so many others, so sought refuge in sleep. Maybe I missed something thrilling. Great location in the Andes, though.


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