30.09. - 09.10.2021

Tony Manero Brazil, Chile 2008 | 98 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2020

Pablo Larraín

PABLO LARRAÍN (*1976) is one of Latin American cinema’s leading directors. FILMFEST HAMBURG showed his second film "Tony Manero" in 2008 and "No" in 2012, which was the first Chilean film to be nominated for an Oscar as best foreign language film.

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[⏵] In his disturbing study of a loner, Pablo Larraín links the trauma of the Pinochet dictatorship with the disco craze of the 1970s. Santiago, 1978. Raoul, a bad-tempered would-be Travolta and psychologically disturbed petty criminal, is the leader of a small dance troupe which performs its weary routines in the delapidated bars of the town. He is also a bomb waiting to go off. When he explodes, he kills. While the situation in Chile becomes ever more unbearable, Raoul continues to pursue his dream – and with every fit of temper climbs ever further down the ladder of humanity.
Original title: Tony Manero
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Spanish
Section: Vitrina
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Pablo Larraín
Screenplay: Pablo Larraín, Alfredo Castro, Mateo Iribarren
Cast: Alfredo Castro, Amparo Noguera, Elsa Poblete, Paola Lattus, Héctor Morales
Producer: Juan de Dios Larraín
Director of Photography: Sergio Armstrong
Music: Frecuencia Mod, José Alfredo Fuentes, Bee Gees, Juan Cristóbal Meza
Production Design: Polin Garbizu
Editor: Andrea Chignoli
Sound: Miguel Hormazábal
Costume design: Muriel Parra
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Fabula
Production: Fabula Productions
Contact: Andrea Undurraga, Fabula:


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