30.09. - 09.10.2021

Cesar's Grill Germany, Switzerland 2013 | 88 min | OV | Colour | FF 2013

Darío Aguirre

DARIO AGUIRRE (*1979) comes from Ecuador and has lived in Germany since 2000. From 2001 to 2006, he studied visual communication/media at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg. In 2013, FILMFEST HAMBURG showed his documentary César's Grill.

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Documentary Darío Aguirre was supposed to take over his father's grill restaurant in Ecuador. Instead, he went to Hamburg to make films. 10 years later, he gets a phone call from home: the restaurant is on the verge of bankruptcy. Dario flies home - a passionate vegetarian with the intention of saving the livelihood of his passionately carnivorous father. An almost impossible mission begins, as whimsical as it is moving, and it soon becomes clear that it's not just the grill that is in crisis. A film about a run-down family business becomes a film about the family itself.

Screening on 28.09. in attendance of:
Darío Aguirre (Director)

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Original title: Cesars Grill
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: Spanish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Darío Aguirre
Screenplay: Darío Aguirre
Producer: Thomas Tielsch
Director of Photography: Santiago Oviedo
Music: Daniel Almada
Production Design:
Editor: Julia Drache
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Monika Schäfer (NDR)
Format: HDCam
German Distributor: Filmtank Audience
World Sales: Rise and Shine Worldsales
Production: Filmtank GmbH, Reck Filmproduktion, NDR/Arte


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