30.09. - 09.10.2021

Hortensia Argentina 2015 | 90 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Diego Lublinsky

Diego Lublinsky (*1968) is a professor at the ENERC film school in Buenos Aires and in 2008 made his debut feature Three Minutes

Álvaro Urtizberea

Alvaro Urtizberea (*1958) has hitherto worked as a producer in film and TV. Hortensia is his debut as director.

rated for 0 + years
Already in her early 20s Hortensia has to deal with three major shocks: first she loses her job, then her father gets an electric shock opening the fridge and dies and then, to cap it all, the same night she catches her boyfriend in bed with her best friend. She despairs at the world and then discovers a note she wrote as a 14-year old about ways to happiness. One says: find a blonde young man. Another: design the most beautiful shoes in the world. Hope returns to Hortensia and she sets out on a wonderfully turbulent search for happiness. A comedy marked by lovingly eccentric characters and settings, resembling in tone and style the films of Wes Anderson.
Original title: Hortensia
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Spanish
Section: Vitrina
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Álvaro Urtizberea, Diego Lublinsky
Screenplay: Alicia Giménez Guspí
Cast: Camila Romagnolo, Agustin Scalise, David Toto Szechtman, Paula Carruega, Gonzalo Urtizberea, Ximena Banus
Producer: Álvaro Urtizberea
Director of Photography: Guido Lublinsky
Music: Panchi Quesada
Production Design:
Editor: David Bisbano
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: m-appeal
World Sales: m-appeal
Production: Vista Sur S.R.L.
Contact: Torsten Schulze, m-appeal:


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