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The Fire (El incendio)

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Nominated for Best First Film at the 6th Annual Cinema Tropical Awards

Argentina. Dir. Juan Schnitman. 2015, 95 mins. In Spanish with English subtitles. New York premiere. On the way to closing the contract on their first home, Lucía and Marcelo withdraw a hundred thousand dollars in cash from their bank. The seller can’t make it to the signing and it gets postponed to the next day. Frustrated, they head back to their old place and put the money away. The next 24 hours will unveil the true nature of their love, the crisis they are in, and the violence within themselves. “A riveting chamber piece of subtle shifts and evenhanded power struggles” (Variety), Schnitman’s debut feature film was the winner of the Best Film Award at the Transylvania Film Festival.

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