26.9. - 5.10.2019

Incident Light Argentina, France, Uruguay 2015 | 95 min | OV with English subtitles | Black & White | FF 2016

Ariel Rotter

Ariel Rotter (*1973) studied at the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires. His debut feature Por Hoy (2001) won 15 international prizes. El Otro (2007) won two Silver Bears at the Berlinale. Incident Light (2015) is his third film.

rated for 0 + years
Argentinien in the 1960s. Luisa has lost her husband and brother in a car accident and now has to look after her twins alone. Her mother supports her as best she can, but the women agree that the children need a proper family again soon. When charming Ernesto comes into her life, Luisa immediately feels drawn to her middle-aged admirer. He soon asks her to marry him. Luisa is still suffering from the loss of her husband and the pressure of creating a stable background for her daughters, so she doesn't question Ernesto's intentions. But does he have ulterior motives she knows nothing about? In brilliant monochrome photography, the film portrays the dilemma of the single mum and frankly exposes the workings of a family.
Orig. Title: La luz incidente
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Spanish
Section: Vitrina
Director: Ariel Rotter
Screenplay: Ariel Rotter
Cast: Erica Rivas, Marcelo Subiotto, Susana Pampín, Greta Y Lupe Cura
Producer: Ariel Rotter,Juan Pablo Miller
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Mariano Loaicono
Director of Photography: Guillermo Nieto
Production Designer: Aili Chen
Editor: Eliane D. Katz
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Urban Distribution International
Production: Tarea Fina; Aire Cine; Seacuatico; Depsa; Urban Factory
Contact: Arnaud Bélangeon-Bouaziz, Urban Distribution International:


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