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Las Acacias
Pablo Giorgelli, Argentina, Spain, 2011.
Directed by: Pablo Giorgelli
Script: Pablo Giorgelli, Salvador Roselli
Producer: Veronica Cura, Ariel Rotter
Production company: Airecine, Utópica Cine, Proyecto Experience
Cinematography: Diego Poleri
Editing: María Astrauskas
Cast: German de Silva, Hebe Duarte, Nayra Calle Mamani
Format: 35 mm
Running time: 85'

Synopsis
Pablo Giorgelli’s feature debut unfolds almost entirely along the fifteen hundred kilometres of highway that links Asunción, Paraguay, to Buenos Aires, a route that Rubén (Germán de Silva), a trucker with thirty years under his belt, knows well. Yet Las acacias disregards the pervading road-movie convention of decorating its journey with predictably unpredictable characters and instead detours, focusing its energies on the exchanges that transpire within the confines of Rubén’s cab — conversations that quietly accumulate into something tremendously moving.

Awards and Festivals
Cannes Film Festival 2011 - Caméra d’Or, ACID Award, Young Critics Award

Directors Biography
Pablo Giorgelli was born in Buenos Aires, where he studied film direction at the Universidad del Cine. 'Las acacias' (2011), which won the Caméra d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, is his first feature film.

Location and screening schedule:
TUŠKANAC CINEMA, Tuesday, October 18th at 10.30
EUROPA CINEMA, Tuesday, October 18th at 19.30
EUROPA CINEMA, Wednesday, October 19th at 15.00
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