Tagged with Argentine Movies

Evita Jewel Heist Movie “Atraco” Mixes Humor and Suspense

Evita Jewel Heist Movie “Atraco” Mixes Humor and Suspense

by Atzin Ortiz González, contributing blogger “¡Atraco!” is a Spanish-Argentinean co production direced by Eduard Cortés that aims to be one of the season’s box office hits (105 000 viewers went on its first weekend). Starring Guillermo Francella, one of Argentina’s most popular actors, and taking the mythical robbery of Evita’s jewels in Madrid during … Continue reading

BAFICI line up Announced!

by Lauren Pringle, Contributing Blogger Hold onto your hats, the date is growing ever close to the 14th annual Buenos Aires Festival de Cine Independiente (Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival) to be held from April 11th to April 19th, 2012. Boasting an array of local and global talent, this year BAFICI will be opened … Continue reading

Argentina´s First 3D Film Smash Hit!

by Lauren Pringle, contributting blogger Peter Capusotto in 3 Dimensions, directed by Pedro Saborido is a ridiculously humorous, satirical and effortlessly intelligent comment on the Argentine entertainment industry. Selling over 100,000 tickets in its first week, Peter Capusotto in 3D broke box office tables and was top of the charts in its opening week ahead … Continue reading

Review: La Mala Verdad

by Lauren Pringle, contributing blogger La Mala Verdad, directed by Miguel Angel Rocca is a stylized piece of classic Argentine Cinema. Featuring a star studded cast and boasting great reviews from worldwide film festivals, follows the journey of a pubescent girl Barbara and her difficulty to come to terms with the hidden struggles of her … Continue reading

Review: El Estudiante (The Student)

by Lucy in Baires, contributing blogger The Student is Roque Espinosa (played by Esteban Lamothe), a young guy from the countryside that comes to Buenos Aires to pursue university studies for the third time. It is not long until he realises that nothing interests him. He shows no vocation and wanders the crowded university halls … Continue reading

Review: “Vaquero” a Post-Modern Western

by Amy Ramirez, contributing blogger Vaquero (cowboy):  A masculine archetype that probably exists in every culture that has ever been exposed to John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, or has known firsthand the creeping solitude and imminent danger of navigating through a vast blob of “no man” land on an icy desert night. Well, Juan Minujin’s “Vaquero” … Continue reading