26.9. - 5.10.2019

Castro Argentina 2009 | 85 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Alejo Moguillansky

Alejo Moguillansky, born in 1978, director, writer, film editor. In 2009 he presented his film Castro at Filmfest Hamburg. The Gold Bug is his second feature film.

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“The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new”. Thus begins Samuel Beckett’s novel “Murphy”, which serves as a foil for Alejo Moguillansky’s “Castro”. The eponymous protagonist (Edgardo Castro) is neurotic and convinced that he must flee his marriage with Rebecca (Carla Crespo) in order to live again. Besides, he needs a job – his new girlfriend will leave him anyway. And seemingly threatened by mysterious figures, Castro runs for his life in this sinister, absurdly funny story about the insanities of human aspirations.
Orig. Title: Castro
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Spanish
Section: Vitrina
Director: Alejo Moguillansky
Screenplay: Alejo Moguillansky
Cast: Edgardo Castro, Julia Martínez Rubio, Alberto Suárez, Carla Crespo Production Companies: El Pampero Cine
Producer: Eduardo Costantini,Laura Citarella,Mariano Llinás Editors: Alejo Moguillansky,Mariano Llinás
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Ulises Conti
Camera: Laura Citarella
Set Designer: Ana Cambre
Format: DigiBeta
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Production: El Pampero Cine, Laprida 1641 - Depto. D, 1425 Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tel: +5411 4822 5477, email:


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