• Lion's Den (Leonera)

    Lion's Den (Leonera)


    Dir: Pablo Trapero. Argentina-South Korea. 2008. 113mins .

  • Toronto Vanguard, Midnight picks include new film from Blair Witch director Sanchez

    Toronto Vanguard, Midnight picks include new film from Blair Witch director Sanchez


    The Toronto International Film Festival has announced dozens more films in its programme, across the Vanguard, Midnight Madness, City to City and Kids strands.

  • Venice: 'From Afar' wins Golden Lion; 'The Clan' wins Silver Lion

    Venice: 'From Afar' wins Golden Lion; 'The Clan' wins Silver Lion


    Anomalisa wins Grand Jury Prize; Robert Pattinson-starrer The Childhood Of A Leader wins best debut.

  • Reviews

    El Bonaerense


    Dir: Pablo Trapero. Argentina 2002. 92mins. The Buenos Aires police department comes under wry satirical scrutiny in the second feature by the director of the highly-acclaimed Mondo Grua (Crane World). The business of crime-fighting has rarely looked so farcically disreputable outside the Police Academy series, but the humour here is ...

  • News

    Salles to co-produce Trapero's Misencounter


    Cineclick Asia has announced Motorcycle Diaries' Walter Salles will co-produce Pablo Trapero's Misencounter, making it the first Argentina-Brazil-Korea joint project.'Pablo Trapero is one of the most talented directors of his generation. His new film project is a uniquely strong, emotional story about characters immersed in a world you rarely see ...

  • Features

    Argentina - Chasing foreign interest


    Directors Lucrecia Martel, Pablo Trapero and Daniel Burman were all key figures in the emergence of Argentinian cinema on the international scene a decade ago. All three are now in production on new projects, with an array of foreign partners."We have solid contacts with established companies in Europe," says rising ...

  • Former Tiger competitors bring new films to Rotterdam

    Former Tiger competitors bring new films to Rotterdam


    A one-off Return of The Tiger award will be voted upon by this year’s competition directors.

  • News

    Menemsha takes North American rights on El Bonaerense


    Neil Friedman's LA-based sales and distribution outfit Menemsha Films has acquired North American rights to Argentine police drama El Bonaerense, the second feature from Pablo Trapero. Menemsha secured all rights (with the exception of pay-TV, which went to HBO) from Wild Bunch/ TVOR.Trapero won widespread critical acclaim with his ...

  • News

    El Bonaerense director unveils Argentinian slate


    Pablo Trapero, the Argentinian director of acclaimed police drama El Bonaerense, unveiled the new slate of his fledgling production house Matanza Films at the Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival.Leading the slate is his third film Familia Rodante which he hopes to shoot in August and September. " This was ...

  • News

    Cineclick Asia picks up Lucky Miles, Misencounter


    Korean sales agent Cineclick Asia, newly incorporated into Fantom Co Ltd, has today announced additional foreign pick-ups from Argentina and Australia for its Cannes market line-up, as well as the crank-up of Afghan title Opium War and other title updates. This follows its acquisition of world sales right for the ...