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Elefante blanco = White elephant

Author: Pablo TraperoAlejandro FadelMartín MaureguiSantiago MitreJérémie RenierAll authors
Publisher: [Culver City, Calif.] : Strand Releasing, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : Spanish : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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In a shantytown in the slums of Buenos Aires, Julian and Nicolas work tirelessly to help the local people. Nicolas joins Julian in overseeing the construction of a hospital following the failure of a project he was leading in which paramilitary forces assassinated members of the community. Deeply troubled by his actions, Nicolas finds solace in Luciana. As Nicolas' beliefs wane, work on the hospital is halted, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Fiction films
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Religious films
Spanish language materials
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pablo Trapero; Alejandro Fadel; Martín Mauregui; Santiago Mitre; Jérémie Renier; Ricardo Darín; Martina Gusman; Guillermo Nieto; Michael Nyman; Matanza Cine (Argentina),; Patagonik Film Group,; Arte Films, LLC,; Studio Canal+,; Canal+ España (Firm),; Strand Releasing (Firm),
OCLC Number: 828565889
Language Note: Spanish dialogue with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Credits: Director of photography, Guillermo Nieto ; music, Michael Nyman.
Cast: Jeremie Renier, Ricardo Darin, Martina Gusman.
Awards: Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival, Un Certain Regard; Official Selection - BFI London, AFI Los Angeles, Haifa, San Sebastian, Toronto Film Festivals.
Target Audience: Not rated ; (This film contains mature subject matter).
Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby 5.1 surround sound.
Other Titles: White elephant
Responsibility: una producción de Morena Films, Matanza Cine, Patagonik ; con la participación de Full House, TVE, Canal+España, Canal+France, Cine+, Arte ; dirigida por Pablo Trapero ; screenwriters, Alejando Fadel, Martín Mauregui, Santiago Mitre, Pablo Trapero ; producer, Juan Gordon, Pablo Trapero, Juan Vera, Juan Pablo Galli, Alejandro Cacetta.

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In a shantytown in the slums of Buenos Aires, Julian and Nicolas work tirelessly to help the local people. Nicolas joins Julian in overseeing the construction of a hospital following the failure of a project he was leading in which paramilitary forces assassinated members of the community. Deeply troubled by his actions, Nicolas finds solace in Luciana. As Nicolas' beliefs wane, work on the hospital is halted, and the faith of the entire community is put to the test.

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