Guaraní

 
 
 
 
 
Argentian Consulate
JUNE 15, 2016 6:30 PM

Venue  

Argentina General Consulate

12 W 56th Street, New York, NY 10019

(212) 603-0400

Please RSVP to  film@cnyor.com

 

ABOUT

ORIGINAL TITLE:  EL RUISEÑOR Y LA NOCHE. CHAVELA VARGAS CANTA A LORCA


DIRECTOR: Luis Zorraquín

PRODUCERS: Saula Benavente & Esteban Lucangioli

CAST: Emilio Barreto and Jazmin Bogarín

Date completed: 2015

Country: Argentina and Paraguay 

Film Category: Drama

Length of Film: 85 min

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS 

Atilio lives with his granddaughter Iara. His great desire is to have a grandson to transmit the Guarani culture. When he discovers that Iara's mother, Helena, is pregnant, he decides to go to a long journey and cross borders, with the aim to convince Helena to give birth in the Guarani land... The long journey will make Atilio and Iara understand the real meaning of traditions and family bonds.

 

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Luis Zorraquín studied at the Universidad del Cine (Argentina)

He improved his studies in script with José Martínez Suárez. Luis developed his professional career in commercials and feature films where he worked as assistant director. He directed four short films. GUARANÍ is his first feature Film.