DOS HERMANOS / BROTHER & SISTER

 

DOS_HERMANOS

WEST COAST PREMIERE

 One Time Screening

They are both alone. They need each other but, at the same time, they despise each other.  Siblings Marcos and Susana are unable to heal the old wounds festering within them.  Marcos's need to start living again surfaces when his sister forces him to leave Buenos Aires for Uruguay.

“Dos Hermanos” came out strong in its world premiere in Argentina earlier this year, posting the hottest per-screen gross.  Based on the novel by Diego Dubcovsky, “Laura’s Villa.”   

Writer:  Venice & Berlin award winning Daniel Burman (“Empty Nest”, “Lost Embrace”, “Family Law”)  

Director:  Daniel Burman, Diego Dubcovsky 

Distributor:  Outsider Pictures   

 

 

Genre:  Comedy | Drama 

Country:  Argentina   

 

Runtime:  105 min   

Language:  Spanish w/English subtitles   

Parents Guide:  Not rated   

Trailer, in Spanish:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdVWNKdijTI

 

FESTIVALS:  Official Selection, Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Czech Republic; Chicago International Film Festival – Silver Hugo Award (Oct 2010) for best ensemble acting.; AFI Latin American Film Festival, MD; Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Brazil; Winner Silver Hugo award at the Chicago Film Festival for best ensemble acting (Oct 2010)

“Funny and very perceptive about two siblings both devoted to and limited by each other, “Brother and Sister” conveys warmth and sadness in terrifically subtle ways. Great performances make this a moving and surprising pleasure.”  Chicago International Film Festival 

 

 

 

 

Posted in 2010 Screenings, Screening Archive