Latin American Films playing at the ‪@BFI‬ London Film Festival (Argentina full list)

11/10/2012 at 4:30 pm 5 comments


Director Pablo Stoll Ward
Producer Fernando Epstein, Agustina Chiarino
Screenwriter Gonzalo Delgado Galiana, Pablo Stoll Ward
With Humberto de Vargas, Sara Bessio, Anaclara Ferreyra Palfy
Uruguay-Argentina-Germany-Chile 2012
119 mins

Uruguayan director Pablo Stoll crafts a stylish, droll tale of a dysfunctional family who can’t be honest about what they want.
For trailer, times and tickets click here.
The Dead Man and Being Happy
El muerto y ser feliz
Director Javier Rebollo
Producer Lola Mayo, Damián Paris, José Nolla, Luís Miñarro, Verónica Cura, Alejandro Zito, Jérôme Vidal
Screenwriter Javier Rebollo, Lola Mayo, Salvador Roselli
With José Sacristán, Roxana Blanco
Spain-Argentina-France 2012
94 mins

A dying hitman, a stash of morphine, a car that’s seen better days – Spanish director Javier Rebollo offers a darkly humorous road movie on the possibilities of trying to escape that which you fear most.
For trailer, times and tickets click here.

Everybody Has a Plan
Todos tenemos un plan
Director-Screenwriter Ana Piterbarg
Producer Mariela Besuievsky, Gerardo Herrero, Vanessa Ragone, Viggo Mortensen
With Viggo Mortensen, Soledad Villamil, Daniel Fanego
Argentina-Spain-Germany 2011
117 mins

Ana Piterbarg’s debut feature is an engrossing and distinctive modern noir that evolves amidst the unfamiliar, unsettling environment of Argentine swamplands.
For trailer, times and tickets click here.

My German Friend
El amigo alemán

Director-Screenwriter Jeanine Meerapfel
Producer Jeanine Meerapfel, Ricardo Freixa
With Celeste Cid, Max Riemelt, Benjamin Sadler
Germany-Argentina 2012
100 mins

The momentous sweep of post-war Argentinian history is distilled into this intimate, tender, and always humane film.
For trailer, times and tickets click here.

Normal School
Escuela normal
Director Celina Murga
Producer Juan Villegas, Inés Gamarci, Celina Murga
Screenwriter Celina Murga, Juan Villegas
Argentina 2012
88 mins

Acclaimed director Celina Murga confirms her position as one of Latin America’s most resonant filmmakers with an elegant documentary set in her old secondary school in the Argentine city of Parana.
For trailer, times and tickets click here.

The Ethnographer
El etnógrafo
Director-Screenwriter Ulises Rosell
Producer Pablo Rey
Argentina 2012
89 mins

A memorable, sensitive documentary following the English anthropologist John Hillary Palmer, who lives and works with the marginalised Wichi community in rural Argentina.
For trailer, times and tickets click here.

Director-Screenwriter Gonzalo Tobal
Producer Benjamín Domenech, Santiago Gallelli, Juan Villegas
With Esteban Lamothe, Esteban Bigliardi, Lucía Cavallotti
Argentina-Netherlands-France 2012
99 mins

This beautifully performed Argentine road movie brings two contrasting personalities together as they journey to their hometown for a family funeral.
For trailer, times and tickets click here.

Violeta Went to Heaven
Violeta se fue a los cielos
Director Andrés Wood
Producer Patricio Pereira, Pablo Rovito, Fernando Sokolowicz, Denise Gomes, Paula Cosenza
Screenwriter Eliseo Altunaga, Rodrigo Bazaes, Guillermo Calderón, Andrés Wood
With Francisca Gavilán, Thomas Durand, Patricio Ossa
Chile-Argentina-Brazil-Spain 2011
110 mins
Andrés Wood’s bold and beautiful treatment of the Chilean cultural icon and folk singer Violeta Parra boasts a terrific central performance by Francisca Gavilán.
For trailer, times and tickets click here.

White Elephant
Elefante blanco
Director Pablo Trapero
Producer Juan Gordon, Pablo Trapero, Juan Pablo Galli, Juan Vera, Alejandro Cacetta
Screenwriter Alejandro Fadel, Martín Mauregui, Santiago Mitre, Pablo Trapero
With Ricardo Darín, Martina Gusmán, Jérémie Renier
Spain-Argentina-France 2012
110 mins
A stimulating blend of raw documentary-style realism and carefully crafted suspense, applied to the work of Catholic priests in a massive Buenos Aires slum.
For trailer, times and tickets click here.

Source: Latam Film


The 56th @BFI London Film Festival opens today with Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie” How Mexican Culture inspire him. See press and pics! Latin American Films playing at the ‪@BFI‬ London Film Festival (Brazil full list)

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