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Ajyal Film Festival 2019

All Films

Chinese Take Away (Un cuento chino)

Contemporary World Cinema

Sebastián Borensztein / Feature Narrative / Argentina, Spain / 2011 / 98 min / Colour / 35 mm
In Spanish / Arabic, English subtitles
Interests: Comedy, Romance, Immigration
MENA Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.

Screenings

  • Wed, Oct 26, 06:00 PM, ()
    Tickets sales closed
  • Thu, Oct 27, 08:30 PM, ()
    Tickets sales closed
  • Sat, Oct 29, 07:30 PM, ()
    Tickets sales closed

Synopsis

A delightful and heartwarming Latin American comedy, “Chinese Take Away” is the story of Jun, a Chinese man who has just landed in Argentina and doesn’t speak a word of Spanish – and Roberto, the grumpy shopkeeper who is forced to adopt him.

Official Film Website

About the Directors

Sebastián Borensztein is an Argentinian screenwriter and director. He had a successful and prolific television career creating nearly a dozen TV series in the 90s including the Emmy ® nominated “El Garante” and “Tiempo Final”, transmitted in more than 50 countries. His first feature “La Suerte Esta Echada” (2005) won the French Union of Film Critics Discovery Award
and was followed by “Sin Memoria”.

Credits

Director
Sebastián Borensztein
Screenwriter
Sebastián Borensztein
Producer
Gerardo Herrero, Juan Pablo Buscarini
Editor
Fernando Pardo
Music
Lucio Godoy
Cinematographer
Rodrigo Pulpeiro
Distributor
Latido Films
Cast
Ricardo Darín, Ignacio Huang, Muriel Santa Ana

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