Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Agenda Cultural - Buenos Aires
Festivales de Buenos Aires

Je me tue à le dire

Sábado 16 a las 23:15 h Tickets sold out - Village Recoleta Room:3
Domingo 17 a las 17:30 h Tickets sold out - Village Recoleta Room:3
Martes 19 a las 13:15 h Tickets sold out - Village Caballito Room:7

Competition / International Official Competition

Premier latinoamericana

The film explores the complex relationship between a mother and a hypochondriac son increasingly worried about his health. When she’s diagnosed with cancer, their lives become a race to see who will die first.

A black comedy in black and white, Je me tue à le dire is far from being the kind of film that uses those features as shortcuts or a restricted goal. The black and gray tones are its melting pot for developing a film in which characters matter. They are people who can suffer and enjoy, hyperbolic humans whose intensities, exaggerations, and hypochondriac natures –the main character is a hairy sounding board for those kinds of fears– stake their relationships: their love affairs and –most especially and movingly– their mother-daughter connections. Death by Death gets it right where most films with similar starting points break down: Xavier Seron’s surprising first film combines humor with absurdity without cancelling or detaching itself from emotions, and stands as a unique sentimental black comedy. JPF

Other title/s: Death by Death / Me mato diciéndolo
Year: 2016
Format: DCP
Color: B&N
Minutes: 90


D: Xavier Seron P: Olivier Dubois CP: Novak Production 
I: Jean-Jacques Rausin, Myriam Boye


Stray Dogs. Nathan Fischer 
T +33 65994 1284 

Tuesday 19 - 13:15 h
Village Caballito Room: 7

Xavier Seron

In 2001, and after studying law, he got into the Artes Broadcasting Institute. In 2005, Nada insoluble, his thesis film, won a number of awards and was selected for the Venice Film Festival.

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