30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Night Argentina 2016 | 141 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Edgardo Castro

Edgardo Castro (*1970) is an actor who mainly works in theatre and art projects, but also for film and TV. The Night is his directorial debut.

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A giddy trip through the underground culture of Buenos Aires at night. Excessive, without morals or goals – other than that of leaving all borders and limits behind. Director Edgardo Castro drifts through clubs and brothels and has sexual encounters with men, women and transvestites, takes drugs, drinks alcohol, starts transient friendships and then moves on. His journey is accompanied by tears in the fabric of time and holes in his consciousness which break up the continuum of everyday life. The camera sticks to bodies, the picture blurs and takes in the scene with a direct, almost primordial directness. Over more than four years, Castro worked exclusively with amateur actors: sex workers and creatures of the night. At the independent film festival in Buenos Aires The Night won the jury prize. The film contains numerous explicit sex scenes.
Original title: La Noche
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Spanish
Section: Vitrina
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Edgardo Castro
Screenplay: Edgardo Castro
Cast: Dolores Guadalupe Olivares, Edgardo Castro, Federico Figari, Paula Ituriza, Willy Prociuk, Luis Leiva
Producer: Florencia de Mugica, Edgardo Castro, Agustín Torre
Director of Photography: Yarará Rodriguez
Production Design:
Editor: Miguel de Zuviria
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Stray Dogs - Contact Nathan Fischer
Production: Bomba Cine - El Pampero Cine
Contact: Florencia de Mugica, Bomba Cine:


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