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Title The Window [Kanopy electronic resource]

Publication Info. [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 78 minutes) : digital, .flv file, sound
Playing Time Playing time: 76 min.
Note In Process Record.
Title from title frames.
Performer Features: Antonio Larreta, Maria del Carmen Gimenez
Event Originally produced by Film Movement in 2008.
Summary It is a significant day for 80 year-old Antonio. After an absence of many years, his estranged son is coming to visit. All must be perfect. There will be a toast with a very special champagne; an embrace; warm words that may finally bridge the gap between them... But before, Antonio must wait. Bedridden, he looks out his window at the Patagonian landscape and sees light and life, the past and the present, while sensing the future. He decides to secretly leave the house, unseen by his faithful caretakers, to take what might be a last walk in his fields, breathing the air, treading the earth, inhaling the scent of the land that had been his life. What could otherwise seem like insignificant memories or moments in one's life, take a special, beautiful meaning and weight in this poetic, humanistic film. Distinguished Argentine filmmaker Carlos Sorin ('Bombon, El Perro', 'Historias Minimas') once again trains his camera on the small stories written by life, on the humanity behind human beings. By casting the great Uruguayan writer and scriptwriter Antonio Larreta in the lead role, Sorin establishes a link between fiction and reality that makes the protagonist's fears, hopes and wishes even more palpable. Official Selection - Toronto Int'l Film Festival
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language In: Spanish
Indexed Term Foreign Language Film
Latin American Studies
Movies
Added Author Sorin, Carlos, filmmaker
Kanopy (Firm)
Music No. 1132298 Kanopy
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