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L’étudiant
(El Estudiante)

by Santiago MITRE

EE-24

Having left his province to study in Buenos Aires, Roque hangs around the university campus, where he discovers a passion for student politics – leaders, elections, dirty tricks. It is above all to seduce the activist teacher, Paula, that he agrees to support one of the candidates, but his motivation soon outstrips this attraction. Telling the tale of an ambition that grows out of almost nothing, Santiago Mitre gives us a detailed x-ray of university political life, which is all the more vigorous as it doubtless serves as preparation for intrigues in higher places. Made with a small budget and a light crew, this miniature epic indeed suggests that there is simply a difference of scale. Proliferating within-group factions, inside betrayals and shifts of gear: Roque’s initiation with the wily veteran Acevedo has less to do with defending an ideology “managing people” than campaigning on the winning side. CG

  • Titre français
    L’étudiant
  • Original title
    El Estudiante
  • Scénario
    Santiago Mitre
  • Photo
    Gustavo Biazzi, Federico Cantini, Alejo Maglio, Soledad Rodriguez
  • Montage
    Delfina Castagnino
  • Musique
    Los Natas
  • Interprétation
    Esteban Lamothe, Romina Paula, Ricardo Felix, Valeria Correa
  • Production
    La Union de los Rios, Pasto
  • Producteur délégué
    Agustina Llambi-Campbell, Santiago Mitre
  • Directeur artistique
    Micaela Saiegh
  • Casting
    Mariana Mitre
  • Distribution
    Epicentre Films : claire@epicentrefilms.com
  • Support de projection
    Blu Ray
  • Sous-titrage
    VOSTF
  • Ratio
    16:9

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