After years away, Ariel (Alan Sabbagh) returns to Buenos Aires seeking to reconnect with his father Usher, who founded a charity foundation in Once, the city’s bustling Jewish district where Ariel spent his youth.
Tag Archives: Argentina
Tapas (2005) José Corbacho, Juan Cruz, Ángel de Andrés López, María Galiana, Elvira Mínguez, Comedy, Drama
Hombre mirando al sudeste / Man Facing Southeast (1986) Eliseo Subiela, Lorenzo Quinteros, Hugo Soto, Inés Vernengo, Drama, Sci-Fi
A new patient mysteriously appears in a psychiatric ward. He claims to come from another planet to study humans and their behavior. The alien is gentle but criticizes humans for their harsh treatment of each other. The assigned psychiatrist is himself unhappy, and affected by the patient’s insight. But he is ordered to treat the patient according to institutional procedure.
Otra vuelta (2005) Santiago Palavecino, José Ignacio Marsiletti, Valentina Bassi, Roberto Carnaghi, Drama
Sebastian Pagani, a young film director, comes back to his home town planing to make a movie based on a story of argentine writer Haroldo Conti. There awaits a ghost from his past: recently a childhood friend of his commited suicide.
El nido vacío / Empty Nest (2008) Daniel Burman, Oscar Martínez, Cecilia Roth, Inés Efron, Comedy, Drama
Despabílate amor / Wake Up Love (1996) Eliseo Subiela, Juan Leyrado, Darío Grandinetti, Soledad Silveyra, Comedy, Romance
Ricardo is contacting friends that he knew 25 years ago when rock n’ roll was flourishing, and Argentina was ruled by a military dictatorship. His best buddy from those days, Ernesto, is glad to hear from Ricardo but astounded to learn that he has married Ana, the great love of Ernesto’s life.
Jorge y Ángela, dos seres solitarios y cuestionados frente a sus propias vidas se encuentran en medio de una lluviosa noche entre las oscuras y violentas calles de Bogotá. Él, un joven taxista, destruido afectivamente por la reciente muerte de su hermano a manos de un grupo de delincuentes, de los que ahora se quiere vengar y ella, una bella princesa nocturna, adicta a la cocaína y a los laberintos de la ciudad.
Matrimonio / Marriage (2013) Carlos Jaureguialzo, Cecilia Roth, Darío Grandinetti, Manuel Vicente, Drama
Esteban and Molly have been married for over twenty years. On a cold morning in June the couple realizes they have hit rock bottom and that their relationship is not what it once was. Marriage examines the different aspects that make a man and a woman click, those moments where a bond can become harder than a rock, but it will also illustrate the downfalls and all the little things that make a relationship worth fighting for.
Ronda nocturna / Night Watch (2005) Edgardo Cozarinsky, Gonzalo Heredia, Mariana Anghileri, Rafael Ferro, Drama
A long night’s journey into day: Victor, a street hustler in the Santa Fe and Pueyrredón neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, from the evening of November 1, All Saints Day, to the dawn of November 2, All Souls Day. Victor’s odyssey takes him from clients to friends to a gay gym then a hotel room and an all-night café. He plays pick-up soccer with kids whose parents are going through trash or waiting in parks. A vendor gives him a chrysanthemum. It seems he’s being followed, and on the night streets, death is close at hand. Can Victor survive until dawn?