Rojo2018-11-02T10:55:37+00:00

Synopsis

“In the mid-1970s a stranger arrives in a quiet provincial town. At a restaurant, for no apparent reason he starts to assault Claudio, a well-known lawyer. The community supports the lawyer and the stranger is humiliated and gets thrown out. Later, on the way home, Claudio and his wife Susana are intercepted by the stranger, who is determined to take terrible revenge on him. The lawyer then starts out on a road of no-return, of death, secrets and silences.“ (Production Company) Radheyan Simonpillai, Now Magazine, calls Rojo a “wickedly confident and nerve-rackingly patient noir thriller.“ The film stars Darío Grandinetti as Claudio.

Sunday, 25.11.2018 – 9.30 pm, theater 8 (presented by Vincenzo Bugno)
Tuesday, 27.11.2018 – 9:30 pm, theater 8
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In cooperation with the World Cinema Fund (WCF) of the Berlinale and the support of the Goethe-Institut

    

Credits

+++ Berlin Premiere +++

Director: Benjamín Naishtat
Screenplay: Benjamín Naishtat
OT: Rojo
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Netherlands, Germany 2018
Production: Pucará Cine, Ecce Films, Sutor Kolonko, Viking Film, Desvia, Bord Cadre Films – with the support of the World Cinema Fund of the Berlinale
Cast: Darío Grandinetti, Andrea Frigerio, Alfredo Castro, Diego Cremonesi
Format: DCP / coulour
Length: 100 min.
Language: Spanish OV / English subtitles
Distribution Germany: /
Festivals: Toronto, San Sebastián, Haifa, Cologne, Hamburg, Copenhagen PIX etc.
Awards: San Sebastián Best Director, Best Actor and Best Cinematography etc.