30.09. - 09.10.2021

White Elephant Argentina, France, Spain 2012 | 100 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Pablo Trapero

PABLO TRAPERO (*1971) is seen as one of Argentinian cinema's best story-tellers. In 2012, Filmfest Hamburg showed his film White Elephant. The Clan ran in competition in Venice and in Argentina attracted audiences of more than 500,000 in its first four days -- a record for Argentinian cinema.

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The Argentinian Julián and the Belgian Nicolás are priests in a Buenos Aires slum, where drug gangs are involved in a bitter turf war.The skeleton of a hospital towers over the desolate quarter -- home to the priests and some poor families.While Nicolás would like to build a new hospital, Julián fights with dark memories from his past, the limits of his commitment and his forbidden feelings for the social worker Lucina.The drug war worsens by the day, increasing Juliàn's inner conflict.
Original title: Elefante Blanco
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Spanish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Pablo Trapero
Screenplay: Alejandro Fadel, Martín Mauregui, Santiago Mitre, Pablo Trapero
Cast: Ricardo Darin, Jeremie Renier, Martina Gusman
Producer: Juan Gordon, Pablo Trapero, Juan Pablo Galli, Juan Vera, Alejandro Cacetta
Director of Photography: Guillermo Nieto
Music: Mychael Nyman
Production Design: Juan Pedro de Gaspar
Editor: Pablo Trapero, Nacho Ruiz Capillas
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Wild Bunch
Production: Morena Films; Matanza Cine; Patagonik; Full House


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