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ORIGINAL TITLE: Joel
DIRECTOR: Carlos Sorín
PRODUCERS: Agustin Bossi, Juan Pablo Buscarini, José Ibáñez, Julio Enrique Pérez, Carlos Sorín
CAST: Victoria Almeida, Diego Gentile, Joel Noguera, Ana Katz, Gustavo Daniele, Emilce Festa
Date completed: 2018
Film Category: Fiction
Length of Film: 99 min
Unable to have kids of their own, Cecilia and Diego get a call from the adoption agency they registered to, some time ago. The sudden arrival of Joel, a 9 year old with a very hard backstory, will change the course of their lives.
Carlos Sorín (1944, Argentina) is a director, screenwriter, cinematographer and producer. Originally, Sorín worked as a commercial filmmaker. His feature film debut A KING AND HIS MOVIE (1986) won five Silver Condor awards in Argentina. He subsequently made more feature films, short films and TV series. Winner of more than 26 awards, MINIMAL STORIES (2002) is his most acclaimed feature. JOEL (2018) has its European premiere at IFFR.