Nico is a rising young actor in his native Argentina, but he wants to make it big in America — and he’s running from some demons at home. He has some good friends in the US, and success dangles almost within reach as he makes some promising contacts. But unless those promises are fulfilled, he’s just another illegal immigrant struggling to make not only a living, but also to find a sense of home.
(102mins) | Argentina
Spanish, with English subtitles
Julia Solomonoff, from Argentina, teaches film directing at Columbia University, New York. She is a Fulbright and PEO Scholar. In 2011, the Film Society of Lincoln Center celebrated her work in a special showcase of her shorts and features. She wrote, directed and co-produced The Last Summer of la Boyita (El último verano de la Boyita, 2009), co-produced by Almodóvar's El Deseo (Spain), winner of over twenty international awards. She was associate producer of Everybody's Got a Plan, starring Viggo Mortensen, which premiered at Toronto 2012 and The Third Bank of the River, directed by Celina Murga, with executive producer Martin Scorsese.