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INFANCIA CLANDESTINA / CLANDESTINE CHILDHOOD
Horizontes Latinos - Opening Film (In competition) Films in Progress 20
INFANCIA CLANDESTINA (CLANDESTINE CHILDHOOD)
Foto: Otro - SSIFF
Ernesto Alterio
Foto: Gorka Estrada
Benjamín Ávila
Foto: Gorka Estrada
JUANA ACOSTA
Foto: Iñaki Pardo
The crew of the film INFANCIA CLANDESTINA speakin with the audience
Foto: Gorka Bravo
The director Benjamín Ávila surrounded by his film crew. INFANCIA CLANDESTINA
Foto: Gorka Bravo
Benjamín Avila and Ernesto Alterio. INFANCIA CLANDESTINA
Foto: Gorka Bravo
Breakfast Horizontes - 'Infancia clandestina'
Foto: Karlos Corbella
Horizontes Breakfast ''Infancia clandestina''
Horizontes Breakfast ''Infancia clandestina''
Horizontes Breakfast ''Infancia clandestina''
14m. 39s.
Horizontes Breakfast ''Infancia clandestina''

Opening film

This feature debut by the Argentinian Benjamín Ávila bagged the Casa de America Award at Films in Progress 2011 in San Sebastian, and was later presented at the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight. A moving tale of false passports, hiding places in the garage, sudden house changes, made-up birthdays, secret visits to your grandmother. The story of a boy who learns how to live and to survive.

BIOGRAPHY

Benjamín Ávila is a producer of educational programmes for television, a short-film screenwriter and director. He won several international awards for his documentary Nietos (Identidad y memoria) (2004), about the children of the disappeared whose identities have been restored by the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, presented in Zabaltegi-Specials at the San Sebastian Festival in 2004. Infancia clandestina is his first feature, based on his own biography, winner of the Casa de América Award at Films in Progress 20 (San Sebastian, 2011) and screened at the Cannes Directors' Fortnight.    

CAST & CREW
Director
BENJAMÍN ÁVILA
Screenplay
Marcelo Müller, Benjamín Ávila
Production
Historias Cinematográficas
Luis Puenzo
Antàrtida Produccions Audiovisuals
Carles Porta, Oscar Rodríguez
Academia de Filmes / Habitación 1520
Paulo Roberto Schmidt, Benjamín Ávila, Maxi Dubois
Photography
Iván Gierasinchuk
Edition
Gustavo Giani
Music
Marta Roca, Pedro Oneto
Cast
Ernesto Alterio, Natalia Oreiro, César Troncoso, Teo Gutiérrez Moreno
Sales
Pyramide International
5, rue du Chevalier de Saint George 75008 Paris
Running Time
110 m.
Country
ARGENTINA-SPAIN-BRAZIL
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