30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Debt Argentina, Spain 2019 | 74 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Gustavo Fontán

GUSTAVO FONTÁN (*1960) is a writer and director. His creative work varies from documentary to fiction.

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An Argentinian nocturne about a young woman who only has until sunrise to pay her debts. Because she’s chronically short of money, Monica feels forced to help herself to some cash from her employer’s till. When the shortfall is noticed, her boss gives Monica an ultimatum: she has until the following morning to replace the money or she can look for a new job. In the quiet of the night, a journey begins in which every encounter she experiences underlines for Monica the pain of her own situation.
Original title: La deuda
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Spanish
Section: Vitrina
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Gustavo Fontán
Screenplay: Gustavo Fontán, Gloria Peirano
Cast: Belén Blanco, Marcelo Subiotto, Leonor Manso, Edgardo Castro, Andrea Garrote, Walter Jakob
Producer: Lita Stantic, Pedro Almodóvar, Agustín Almodóvar, Esther García, Silvana Di Francesco
Director of Photography: Diego Poleri
Music: Abel Tortorelli
Production Design: Alejandro Mateo
Editor: Mario Bocchicchio
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Lita Stantic Producciones
Production: El Deseo; Lita Stantic Producciones; Motore Cine; MaravillaCine
Contact: Lita Stantic Producciones:,


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