Argentine actor Ricardo Darin He gained recognition on Saturday after the screening of his last movie “Argentina, 1985”.within the framework of the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, which is held in that city of your country until November 13, according to the organization.
Although his attendance was not initially announced by the festival organizers, The famous translator of films like Nine Queens, The Secret in Their Eyes or Wild Tales He appeared on stage at the Teatro Auditorium after the screening of Santiago Miter’s film about the trial of military junta two years after the end of the last Argentine dictatorship (1976-1983).
Then he told the press, “We’ve been given a word to be here.” Recipient of the Astor Piazzolla Lifetime Achievement Award With the audience standing and welcomed with a standing ovation.
Darren, who called this tribute a “hug,” thanked the festival for reviewing his run, because, as he said, “It’s an emotional journey through each of those places.”plus “long hours of working with countless colleagues”.
About the movie Mitre, which Argentina chose to participate in the Oscarsthe protagonist expressed a wish to have “mobilized and helped think” in the audience“To come back and see some of the important things for Argentines that we often underestimate and not support each other.”
The 1985 film Argentina was released worldwide on September 3rd, It is very successful in Argentinawhich arrived in cinemas on September 29.
Despite the controversy with the big commercial chains, who chose not to show because after just six weeks it will be broadcast on Amazon’s streaming platform, it has already been watched by more than a million viewers in the rest of the country, which Keep hanging the “No Seats” banner.
The 37th edition of the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, which began Thursday in that coastal city 400 kilometers south of Buenos Aires, announced, A large program featuring the premiere of “La uruguaya”a film based on the monolithic book written by Argentine Pedro Mayral.
This release marks the return of this cultural event, recognized by the International Federation of Film Producers Associations as the only “first class” festival in Latin America, to Full attendance of the audience After the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Competition Also includes a tribute to French-Swiss director Jean-Luc Godardwho died on September 13, and Argentine film director, singer, songwriter and actor Leonardo Favio, who coincided with his death on Saturday 10 years.