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Iluminados por el fuego / Enlightened by Fire
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Iluminados por el fuego
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Enlightened by Fire narrates the memories of a 40 year-old man, Esteban Leguizamon, who was sent to fight in the Falkland Islands in 1982 at the age of 18. A friend?s attempted suicide triggers memories of war experiences shared with two young privates: Vargas, the suicide, and Juan, killed on the battlefield. Thus, not only the horrors of war itself, but the ailments of hunger and cold weather interweave with the stories of friendship and fellowship. Seen from Esteban?s point of view, the movie shows the slow and gradual immersion of their fragile lives into the heart of death itself. 20 years after the war, Esteban decides to return to the Islands to come to terms with his past and heal old wounds.
BIOGRAPHY
Graduated in 1982 from the Centro Experimental of the Instituto Nacional de Cinematografía of Argentina. He has directed full-length documentaries, shorts and TV programmes, with which he has garnered numerous national and international awards. His first feature, Después de la tormenta (After the Storm, 1990), won the Best New Director Award at San Sebastian. Among his most outstanding documentaries are Cortázar (Celestial Clockwork, 1994), Evita, la tumba sin paz (Evita: The Unquiet Grave, 1997) and Los libros y la noche (The Books and the Night), winner of Best Documentary at Havana Festival in 1999.
CAST & CREW
Director
Tristán Bauer
Screenplay
Tristán Bauer, Edgardo Esteban, Gustavo Romero Borri, Miguel Bonasso
Photography
Javier Julia
Edition
Alejandro Brodersohn
Music
León Gieco, Federico Bonasso
Cast
Gastón Pauls, Pablo Ribba, César Albarracín, Juan Leyrado, Virginia Inocenti
Running Time
100 m.
Country
Argentine
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