Directed by Fernando E. Solanas, Starring Fernando E. Solanas, Bernard Lecoq, Christopher Malavoy, Leonor Manso, Eduardo Pavlovsky, Franklin Caicedo, Luis Cardei, Angela Correa, Laura Novoa, Carlos Perez, Favio PoscaWritten by Fernando E. Solanas, Bernard Lecoq, Christopher Malavoy, Leonor Manso, Eduardo Pavlovsky, Franklin Caicedo, Luis Cardei, Angela Correa, Laura Novoa, Carlos Perez, Favio Posca
Fernando E. Solanas directed this Argentine-French-Italian-German drama with allegorical reflections of Argentina's past history. The film is divided into four chapters ("The Mirror," "The Waiting Men," "Oblivion," "Howls") with subchapters ("Punishments," "Rewards," "Obstinacy"). A black cloud brings 1600 days of rain to Buenos Aires, while traffic and pedestrians move backwards. Aging actor Max (Eduardo Pavlovsky) runs the Mirror Theater in a former fish market, but lack of funding means a possible demolition. Max is attracted to Brazilian dancer Fulo (Angela Correa), who worries about her daughter back home. Amid political corruption and police brutality, Max's elderly colleague Enrique leads a protest for unpaid old-age pensions. The pensioners succeed in their demands, only to learn from a government official that no money is available to pay them. Shown in competition at the 1998 Venice Film Festival. Bhob Stewart, Rovi
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