30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Summit Argentina, Spain, France 2017 | 114 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Santiago Mitre

SANTIAGO MITRE (*1980) is one of Argentina's most respected film directors. His films The Student (2011) and Paulina (2015) won many awards, including at the Locarno Festival and Cannes. The Summit is his third feature.

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The ruling heads of Latin America come together at a 3000m-high summit meeting to discuss the founding of a new oil alliance. The Argentine Hernán Blanco is newly elected and haunted by a corruption scandal from his time as the mayor of a small town. The irony is that his accuser is of all people his daughter's ex-husband. To keep control of the situation, the president has his daughter flown in – and with her not only is his private life blown wide open, but the film takes on fantastical elements. The Summit reveals the sometimes exciting, sometimes bizarre mechanisms of big politics between backroom meetings and hypnosis sessions.
Original title: La Cordillera
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Spanish
Section: Vitrina
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Santiago Mitre
Screenplay: Santiago Mitre, Mariano Llinás
Cast: Ricardo Darín, Dolores Fonzi, Érica Rivas, Elena Anaya, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Alfredo Castro, Gerardo Romano
Producer: Hugo Sigman, Fernando Bovaira, Matías Mosteirin, Didar Domehri, Simón De Santiago, Fernando Brom, Agustina Llambi Campbell, Leticia Cristi, Axel Kuschevatzky
Director of Photography: Javier Juliá
Music: Alberto Iglesias
Production Design: Sebastián Orgambide, Micaela Saiegh
Editor: Nicolás Goldbart
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Film Factory Entertainment
Production: K&S Films; La Unión de los Rios; Mod Producciones; Maneki films
Contact: Manon Barat, Film Factory Entertainment:


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