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Opening night film premiere, El Cuerno de la Abundancia (Horn of Plenty), a comedy by award winning Cuban filmmaker Juan Carlos Tabío and reception at The Directors Guild Theatre

50 years of the Development of Cuban Cinema
• Retrospective of Cuban master, Santiago Alvarez’ bold and unexpected images.
• Remembering Humberto Solas (1941-2008): Legendary filmmaker whose works encompassed key moments in Cuban and Latin American history
• Showcase of works by young Cuban filmmakers

Recent Puerto Rican Cinema: films by leading directors, Jacobo Morales, Raul Marchand, Edmundo Rodriguez, and Lilian Rosado

Stranger than Fiction:  A Tribute to award-winning Colombian director, Luis Ospina

Nuevas Miradas, New Views: the latest films produced by graduate students from the International School of Film and TV (EICTV), San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba

A selection of compelling documentaries

Premieres of award-winning films from the Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano that takes place each December in Havana

Special programming for children at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Educational programs including panel discussions, workshops, and Q&A sessions with filmmakers

Events with Filmmakers

Receptions and parties with Latin American delegates

Un Novio Para Mi Mujer / A Boyfriend to My Wife
UN NOVIO PARA MI MUJER / A BOYFRIEND TO MY WIFE

Dir. Juan Taratuto

Cast: Adrian Suar, Valeria Bertuccelli, Gabriel Goity
Writer: Pablo Solarz

Argentina. 2008. 35mm. Comedy. 100 min.
NY Premiere

Awards: Best Actress Valeria Bertuccelli, Premios Sur Argentina

QUAD CINEMA 04/23 @ 7 pm & 04/23 @ 9:30 pm

  • English
  • Spanish

Tenso doesn’t know how to tell his girlfriend, Tana, that he wants to break up with her because she’s impossible to get along with. She’s constantly in a bad mood: if she’s not complaining about the weather, then it’s the government; if it’s not the neighbors, then it’s the youth or the elderly that annoy her, or any of a number of things. Carlos, Tenso’s friend, suggests he reverse the situation and provoke Tana to leave him. He suggests Tenso to call upon Cuervo Flores, an expert playboy, to seduce his girlfriend’s heart to the point that she leaves Tenso.

Tenso no sabe como enfrentar a su mujer, Tana, para decirle que se quiere separar, ya que la relación se hace insostenible debido a su terrible caracter. Ella vive constantemente malhumorada: si no protesta por el tiempo, es por el gobierno; si no es por los vecinos, es por los jóvenes, o por los viejos‚ o por lo que fuere. Carlos, amigo del Tenso, le sugiere invertir el problema‚ y provocar que Tana lo abandone. Su idea es recurrir a Cuervo Flores, un seductor profesional que hará que Tana se enamore y así por fin, Tenso encuentre la solución a sus problemas.

 

Dir. JUAN TARATUTO

  • English
  • Spanish

Born in Buenos Aires, Taratuto studied at La Universidad del Cine and graduated from the National College of Buenos Aires. He directs cinema advertising in La Doble A for Argentina, the United States and Europe. His films include It’s Not You, It’s me, Nobody Say It’s Easy and A Boyfriend For My Wife, all of them box office hits in Argentina and Spain. He has won the Clarin Award and prizes at the Clio Festival, FIAP and the Caribbean.

Nació en Buenos Aires y estudió en La Universidad del Cine y es egresado del Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires. Dirige Cine publicitario en La Doble A para Argentina, Estados Unidos y Europa. Sus filmes incluyen No sos vos, soy yo, Quién dice que es fácil y Un novio para mi mujer, todos ellos verdaderos éxitos de taquilla en Argentina y España. Ganador del premio Clarín y de premios en el festival del Clio, Fiap y Caribe.