30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Gold Bug Argentina, Denmark, Sweden 2014 | 100 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

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.

Fia-Stina Sandlund

Fia-Stina Sandlund (*1973) is a Swedish artist whose work moves between journalism, social commitment and reenactment.

rated for 0 + years
Feminism, Victoria Benedictsson, Leandro N. Alem, the Radical Party in Argentina, suicide, stunts, Edgar Allan Poe, the complicated relationship between low-budget films with a political message and the film industry, Robert Louis Stevenson, fiction, facts, greed, gold treasure left by the Jesuits in Argentina, the 19th century v. the present and the search for truth and wisdom form the background for this portrait of a clash between a Swedish artist and an Argentinian director.
Original title: El escarabajo de oro
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: Vitrina
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Alejo Moguillansky, Fia-Stina Sandlund
Screenplay: Alejo Moguillansky, Mariano Llinás, Fía-Stina Sandlund based on 'The Gold Bug' by Edgar Allan Poe, 'Treasure Island ' by Robert Louis Stevenson
Cast: Rafael Spregelburd, Walter Jakob, Luciana Acuna, Agustina Sario, Matthieu Perpoint, Georg Tielmann, Alejo Moguillansky, Mariano Llinás
Producer: Agustin Gagliardi
Director of Photography: Agustín Mendilaharzu, Cecilia Madorno
Music: Gabriel Chwojnik
Production Design: Agustin Gagliardi, Mariano Llinás, Laura Citarella
Editor: Alejo Moguillansky & Mariano Llinás
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: El Pampero Cine
Production: El Pampero Cine; CPH:DOX Copenhagen International
Contact: Agustin Gagliardi, El Pampero Cine:


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