Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
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Leóne looks like she came from the shared imagination of Fellini and Robert Crumb: she’s confident, huge, with blonde hair, and a vitality that makes you unable to resist being infatuated with her. That’s what her son does everyday when he watches her with Oedipus’ eyes as she waits tables in a little restaurant outside of Paris. The relationship between them is unique, filled with reciprocal love, and unequivocal, the kind that only happens from time to time. All those certainties conflict with the temporary imprecisions director Lucile Chaufour plays with: black and white cinematography, home video textures, and a risky plot turn, they all make the passage of time acquire a fundamental importance in the development of this relationship and those ones involved in it. It’s a relationship that is hard to pinpoint with time dates, but so intense that it overcomes that and becomes a universal story –and, at the same time, one of this year’s revelations. LL

Section: Competencia Vanguardia y Género
Friday 17 - 19:30 h
Village Recoleta Room: 9
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Saturday 18 - 16:45 h
Village Recoleta Room: 9
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Tuesday 21 - 18:30 h
ArteMultiplex Belgrano Room: 1
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Spanish title: Léone, madre e hijo
English title: Léone, Mother & Son
Year: 2014
Format: DCP
Color: B&N
Minutes: 40
Seconds: 0

Team:

D, F, E, S: Lucile Chaufour

CP: Supersonicglide


Cast:

Léone Crombez, Patrick Crombez, Michel Crombez


Contact:

Supersonicglide
T +33 6 2076 3973 E cecile@supersonicglide.com
W supersonicglide.com - leone-mere-et-fils.blogspot.fr


Lucile Chaufour Francia

Following her music training, she formed several bands and founded the companies Le Cru de Tamarin and Makhno Records. She directed Violent Days (2004), the short films L’Amertume du chocolat (2008; Cannes) and Sleeping Image (2013), and the documentary East Punk Memories (2012; awarded at Cinéma du Réel).



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