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White Elephant

White Elephant

A Feature film by Pablo Trapero

Release in France : 20/02/2013

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Co-productions :

Maneki Films, Borsalino Productions, Arte France Cinéma

Film exports/foreign sales :

Wild Bunch

Foreign production companies :

Morena Films, Matanza Cine production, Patagonik Film Group

French distribution :

Ad Vitam

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In the "Villa Virgin", a shantytown in the slums of Buenos Aires, Julian and Nicolas, two priests and long-standing friends, work tirelessly to help the local people.

Julian uses his political connections to oversee the construction of a hospital. Nicolas joins him when a project he was leading in the jungle collapses after paramilitary forces assassinate members of the community. Deeply troubled, he finds a little comfort in Luciana, a young, attractive, atheist social worker. As Nicolas' faith weakens, tension and violence between the slum drug-dealing cartels grow. And when work on the hospital is halted by ministerial decree, the fuse is lit...

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Full credits (14)

Producers :

Juan Gordon, Pablo Trapero

Foreign Producer :

Pablo Bossi

Director of Photography :

Guillermo Nieto

Production Manager :

Juan Lovece

Editors :

Nacho Ruiz Capillas, Pablo Trapero

Production Designer :

Juan Pedro de Gaspar

Costume designer :

Marisa Urruti

Screenwriters :

Alejandro Fadel, Martin Mauregui, Santiago Mitre, Pablo Trapero

Co-producers :

Gaël Nouaille, Laurent Baudens, Didar Domehri

Sound Recordist :

Carlos Lidon

Press Attaché (film) :

Marie Queysanne

Sound Editor :

Federico Esquerro

Music Composer :

Michael Nyman

Make-up Artist :

Carolina Oclender

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Feature film

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Spain, France

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Minority French (Spain, France)

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1 h 45 min

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Dolby SRD

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