Jess y James are two young men who share a brief sexual encounter and go out on a trip through the Argentine pampas to meet Jess’ brother. On the way, they will face unexpected events and join a three-way with another man.
Life without fantasy is pointless. And Giralt uses this statement as the basis of his romantic fable about an escape towards freedom (sexual, identitary or playful). Boys just want to have fun; they don’t want to remain tied to the chains of the world of labor, of appearances, of expectations. They are queer cowboys inhabiting their own private road movie, their rural rebirth, where the city involves routines, hideouts and simulations. The country, with its endless green plains, is an invitation to sensuality, to touching each other without reservations, to leaving behind stale bonds that are more tied to the past than to the erotic urgency of the present. Youth that’s pure desire, like the film itself, which joyously exhibits total empathy towards their tender rebelliousness. GS
D, G, E: Santiago Giralt F: Connie Martin DA: Julieta Lopez Acosta S: Nicolas Payueta M: Emisor P: Federico Carol, Derek Curl PE: Federico Carol, Andrew Chang CP: Los Griegos Films, TLA Releasing I: Martín Karich, Nicolás Romeo, Federico Fontán, Alejandro Paker, Nahuel Mutti
He was born in Venado Tuerto in 1977. He directed three collaborative films: UPA! Una película argentina (Bafici ’07), Las hermanas L., and UPA! 2 El regreso (Bafici ’15) and six by himself: Toda la gente sola, Antes del estreno, Anagramas (Bafici ’14), Here Kitty Kitty!, Jess & James (Bafici ’16) and Primavera (Bafici ’16).
27 de April de 2016
Durante 11 días y en 27 sedes, la ciudad se vistió de cine con una notable respuesta del público.
24 de April de 2016
find here which are the surprise films that bafici programmed for today at village recoleta: there are tickets available for all screenings.
24 de April de 2016
enjoy a free three-part program at cc recoleta: shorts from the “hacelo corto” fest, wallace & gromit and michael jackson.View all news