Las poetas visitan a Juana Bignozzi
Argentina | 2019 | DCP | Color | 90 min | Laura Citarella & Mercedes Halfon
FRIDAY 2 | CINEMEX REFORMA CASA DE ARTE | 19:30 HRS. | 90 MIN
MONDAY 5 | FILMIN LATINO | 24 HRS. | 90 MIN
Directors: Laura Citarella & Mercedes Halfon
Producer: Ingrid Pokropek
Cinematography: Inés Duacastella & Agustín Mendilaharzu
Editing: Miguel de Zuviría & Alejo Moguillansky
Sound: Valeria Fernández & Marcos Canosa
Music: Gabriel Chwojnik
Production Companies: El Pampero Cine – Mercedes Halfon
Cast: Martin Rodríguez, Marcelina Jarma, Martín Gambarotta, Graciela Goldchluk, Ana Porrúa
A poet dies, and another one, younger, feels an obligation to promote her work. She is joined by a team of women filmmakers. The film begins with this unusual triangle but, interestingly, it grows into something more complex and subtle than a traditional research project. Predictably, questions arise, but so do revelations and almost clandestine moments of beauty and lucidity, along with a persistent sense of uncertainty that ends up becoming a goal in its own right. Thanks to this unexpected approach, Juana Bignozzi appears in this film in all her glory, invincible and very much alive: the film triumphs.
Laura Citarella is a film director and producer and part of El Pampero Cine group. She directed the films Ostende and Dog Lady (the latter co-directed with Verónica Llinás).
Mercedes Halfon is a writer, cultural journalist and performing arts curator. She is author of the book El trabajo de los ojos (Entropia 2017, Argentina. Las afueras, 2018, España. Lecturas ediciones, 2018 Chile).