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Directed by Gastón Duprat, Mariano Cohn

Argentina, Spain 2016 117 mins. In Spanish

Daniel (Oscar Martinez), a Nobel Prize-winning author, accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina for the first time in 40 years. The small town of Salas and its residents have been the inspiration for all of his books and now they want to extend him their “Distinguished Citizen” award. After a hero’s welcome, he soon learns to expect the unexpected from the real people whose lives he used to create the characters in his novels. Duprat’s sharp, witty film is this year’s Argentine submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.

Reviews: Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Screen Daily

Filmography: Living Stars (2014), The Man Next Door (2009), The Artist (2008)