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BAD DAY TO GO FISHING

BAD DAY TO GO FISHING

Directed by Álvaro Brechner
  • Uruguay and Spain / 
  • 2009 / 
  • Spanish, English & German with English subtitles / 
  • 110 min
Directed by Álvaro Brechner

Winner - 10 Awards - Uruguayan Film Critics Association
Winner - Best Actor - Mar del Plata Int'l Film Festival

"Alvaro Brechner's ambitious debut is something like a retro The Wrestler by way of the Coen brothers."
- Jordan Mintzer, Variety

"An amusing and poignant fable!"
- Ion Cinema

"Briskly paced, nicely lensed and engagingly quirky!"
- The Hollywood Reporter
GIGANTE

GIGANTE

Directed by Adrián Biniez
  • Uruguay / 
  • 2009 / 
  • Spanish with English subtitles / 
  • 85 min
Directed by Adrián Biniez

Winner - Grand Jury Prize Silver Bear - Berlin Int'l Film Festival
Winner - Best First Feature Film - Berlin Int'l Film Festival
TANTA AGUA

TANTA AGUA

  • Uruguay / 
  • 2013 / 
  • Spanish with English subtitles / 
  • 102 min
Directed by Ana Guevara, Leticia Jorge


"Absorbing! Uruguayan filmmaking team Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge's first feature is graced by a disarming lightness of touch."
- David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

"Well-observed...relaxed realism [with a] keen eye for the inner workings of a postmodern family."
- Boyd van Hoeij, Variety
THE POPE'S TOILET

THE POPE'S TOILET

Directed by Cesar Charlone, Enrique Fernandez

Uruguay's submission to the 2007 Academy Awards
Winner - Horizons Award - San Sebastian Int'l Film Festival

"Fernandez and Charlone have achieved something...with visual and dramatic intensity."
- Screen Daily