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Vidas privadas / PRIVATE LIVES

Fito Paez
Argentina      97 m.
Synopsis
Synopsis
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After almost 20 years in Europe, Carmen Uranga rushes back to Buenos Aires to be with her dying father. At 42, Carmen is cold, distant and practical, an impassibility with which she has tried to erase the traumatic situation caused by her exile. During her stay in Buenos Aires, Carmen leads a double life: she lives in the family home, and rents a flat where she pays couples to let her listen while they make love in the next door room. It's her only pleasure since the horror of captivity. Carmen is bewitched by the voice of Gustavo, a young boy whom she first hires in a couple with a girl and, later, by himself. As the relationship between Carmen and Gustavo progresses, Carmen's young sister Carmen comes closer to an atrocious, unconfessable truth.
Director
Fito Paez
Screenplay
Alan Pauls, Fito Páez
Photography
Andrés Mazzon
Edition
Fernando Pardo
Music
Rodolfo Gandini
Cast
Cecilia Roth, Gael García Bernal, Héctor Alterio, Dolores Fonzi
Running Time
97 m.
Country
Argentina
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