Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Excuse me? Are you saying “we’re not animals”? Yes, we are, and Alejandro Agresti is the king of animals. A dog, let’s say, that can be fierce or a companion depending on the occasion, but whose peripheral vision encompasses everything. Because that way, like a beast, he made this film that is a kick in the table to everything that is trendy in cinema and ideas. Four friends (John Cusack and Agresti himself among them), summoned in some mysterious way by a fifth (Al Pacino), arrive in Buenos Aires from the US in order to prolong an experiment they have been working on for some years: Agresti talks about a roussonian film, and it’s true that the group goes through life defying the limits of the social contract. In Argentina, it’s clear, they could find themselves in new territory, one beyond those limits, and at that point, the film turns into a buddy movie that bounces between enlightenment and darkness, between day and night, between tenderness and nonsense. Between wagging its tail and biting. MP

Section: Selección oficial - Fuera de competencia
Thursday 23 - 20:00 h
Village Recoleta Room: 3
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Friday 24 - 16:10 h
Village Recoleta Room: 3
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English title: We’re Not Animals
Year: 2015
Format: DM
Color: B&N + Color
Minutes: 97
Seconds: 0


D: Alejandro Agresti

G: Alejandro Agresti, John Cusack

F: Hans Bonato
E: Pablo Barbieri

DA: Julián Romera

S: Fernando Soldevila
M: Philippe Sarde

P: Pablo Bossi

CP: Pampa Films


I: John Cusack, Al Pacino, Paul Hipp, Romina Ricci, Juana Viale

Alejandro Agresti Argentina

Born in Buenos Aires in 1961, some of his films are El amor es una mujer gorda (1987), Buenos Aires viceversa (1996; Silver Condor for Best Director), El viento se llevó lo qué (1998; Golden Shell in San Sebastián), Una noche con Sabrina Love (2000), Valentín (2002; Silver Condor for Best Script) and The Lake House (2006...

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