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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

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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La ambición no tiene límites. [Ambition has no limits.] See more »


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Country:

Argentina | France | Spain

Language:

Spanish | English | Portuguese

Release Date:

17 August 2017 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

La cordillera See more »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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What's this? What's going on?
23 January 2018 | by BasicLogicSee all my reviews

I really don't know what is the real purpose to make this movie. Why we have to involve so many Latin American nations and send all of their presidents to Chile, in the harsh winter and hold a so-called meeting in a resort like hotel on top of the mountain? And what's the purpose this Argentina president insists his daughter to join him there. The screenplay did not clearly develop the conspiratorial scandal this president is facing, only vaguely shows us in some dubious dialog that the husband of his daughter's husband will expose some dirty laundry this president is trying to hide from the people. Having a daughter who is in an unstable mental condition and disrupts his important meeting is such stubborn decision and stupid arrangement that maybe Donald Trump would do.

I really don't know how to categorize this going-nowhere almost clueless film. What is the real purpose of making this film? A political thriller? I don't think so. An unsolved murder mystery? A hallucination of a president's daughter? What is the real purpose this movie like us to view?

Christian Slater played an obnoxious American political peddler in this film with some over-the-top exaggeration with lot of unfit gestures and body language just wanted to give us an impression of how arrogant American policy maker is even during a back room negotiation. This film also wanted to let us know the Mexican president is the mouthpiece of the American government. But regretfully, when you forced yourself to sit through watching this film, expecting something might fully be explained in the end with your patience almost vaporized, what you got in the end is just a big NADA.

You don't need to go through this like me to get nothing out of it. A complete waste of your time.


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