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PLAY FOR ME

PLAY FOR ME

(TOCA PARA ME)
US Premiere

Director: Rodrigo Furth

Argentina, 2001, 101 min

Shooting Format:35mm

Festival Year:2001

Category:Narrative Feature

WINNER: Grand Chameleon Award, Best Narrative Feature and Best Original Score

Cast:HERMES GAIDO, LAURA FRIGERIO, ALEJANDRO FIORE, NELIDA COLOMBA, OSCAR ALEGRE

Crew:production company: MATEINA PRODUCCIONES screenwriter: RODRIGO FURTH / EDUARDO RUDERMAN cinematographer: PAULA GRANDIO editor: PABLO MARI original score: ORGINAL SOUNDTRACK BY FERNANDO DIEGUEZ art director: EVELYN BENDJESKOV

Sales:MATEINA PRODUCCIONES - T: + 5411 4701-3740 - F: + 5411 4701-3762

Email:info AT mateina.com.ar

Synopsis

Carlos, the young drummer in a Punk Rock band, receives news of the death of Genaro, his adoptive father. After the burial he travels to Los Angeles, the town of his birth, lost in the midst of the Argentine pampas. But the specter of Genaro doesn¹t leave him until he solves the riddle of his life. Fabiana, a hooker he meets on the road, guides him in the search of his origin despite Dalmiro, a mischievous mechanic who is also her pimp. The town¹s priest appears on scene, triggering an unexpected turn in the story.

About the director

Rodrigo Fürth has worked in the film industry since 1981. Following his professional training he began producing advertising spots and features films. He directed commercials and documentaries, was awarded for his film, "Bajo Tierra" (Bahia Brazil Film Festival), and has conducted film and theater workshops in universities and film schools. Among his many projects, Mr. Furth was assistant director of "The Peste, and second assistant director of "Gringo Viejo". Rodrigo Fürth also was Executive Producer for "Flehner Films Argentina" from 1989 to 1992. He presents us now with his opera prima while preparing his next feature film project.

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