Country: Uruguay ( 57 )

Parabellum (2015)


In the company of housewives, professionals and a retired tennis instructor, Hernán is part of a middle-class community that is preparing for the eventual arrival of the end of the world at a holiday resort in the marshy Tigre delta.
Director: Lukas Valenta Rinner
Stars: Pablo Seijo, Eva Bianco, Martín Shanly

Aire libre (2014)

Drama, Romance

A couple of thirty-somethings struggling with life, marriage, work, a kid and a new bought house outside the city.
Director: Anahí Berneri
Stars: Fabiana Cantilo, Celeste Cid, Marilu Marini, Pedro Merlo, ...

History of Fear (2014)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A hot summer. A private district with an enormous park. An abandoned plot of land in the suburbs and an uncontrollable wave of smoke spark uncertainty and chaos.
Director: Benjamín Naishtat
Stars: Jonathan Da Rosa, Tatiana Giménez, Mirella Pascual, Claudia Cantero, ...

Mr. Kaplan (2014)

Comedy, Drama, Thriller

After fleeing Europe for Uruguay during WWII, Jacob Kaplan built a quiet life. Now 76, he begins to question his worth. After learning of a mysterious German prowling the shores of a nearby beach, he becomes convinced that he's found a Nazi in hiding and plans to expose him. Expertly distilling a potent mixture of emotional depth and deadpan comedy, Mr. Kaplan is a vivacious meditation on family, aging, and the drive for significance.
Director: Álvaro Brechner
Stars: Héctor Noguera, Néstor Guzzini, Rolf Becker, Nidia Telles, ...

El Cinco (2014)

Comedy, Drama

Argentinian soccer player leaves his club for a career outside sports. During his last five matches , he struggles with the question what he will do with his life.
Director: Adrián Biniez
Stars: Diego Mattioli, Julieta Zylberberg, Esteban Lamothe, Néstor Guzzini, ...

Débutants (2014)


Nais, Jean and Jackee are 20. In three weeks, they will graduate from their acting school in Paris. Jean is about to pass an audition with an important film director, and tries do find a meaning for his life. Jackee is getting ready to pass the entrance exam for an American school, a career in the US being its best shot as a black actor. As she feels unable to make plans for the future, Nais lets herself be carried by frivolity and burns her candle at both ends. In a world plagued by insecurity, where dreaming has become a subversive act, Nais, Jean and Jackee will have to face the reality of their desires, each one in their own way.
Director: Juan Pittaluga
Stars: Jackee Toto, Naïs El Fassi, Nicolas Aviné, Nicolas Avinée, ...

Welkom (0)

Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Anibal welcomes a foreign actress and will assist her during the filming of a travel program for Dutch Television. The emotional turmoil that both of them hide and an old debt to the local underworld threaten to tragically wreck the trip.
Director: Lucía Fernández Cordano, Rodrigo Spagnuolo
Stars: Hugo Piccinini, Christel Oomen, Augusto Mazzarelli, Gisef Quinto, ...

Dromedário no asfalto (2014)


A promising young crew from the extreme south part of Brazil combined their efforts and talents so this film would happen. Guided by feature debut director Gilson Vargas, who has already been acclaimed for his shorts and known for his work as a film professor, the small group spent weeks traveling from Porto Alegre, Brazil, to Montevideo, Uruguay, while shooting the scenes along the way. The result is a singular film for Brazilian cinematography, that experiments unusual aesthetics and production style to its scenario. The main character's search for his father after his mother's death is very close to the actor's own personal life, adding emotional moments to the narrative.
Director: Gilson Vargas
Stars: Marcos Contreras, Vanise Carneiro, Ruben Coletto, Laura Schneider, ...

A Moonless Night (2014)

Comedy, Drama

During New Year's Eve, three lonely characters travel to a small town lost in the Uruguayan countryside. Cesar, a divorced man, arrives to the town where he will have dinner with his ex-wife's new family to win back his little daughter's love. Antonio, a small-time magician, is trying to get to town to perform his routine at the community center, but his car breaks down. Stranded in the middle of the deserted road he meets Laura, a woman working at the toll station. Miguel, a performer, prepares his musical return to sing at the community center's New Year party. Following these paths, the characters will have a chance to turn around their destiny.
Director: Germán Tejeira
Stars: Roberto Suarez, Daniel Melingo, Marcel Keoroglian, Elisa Gagliano, ...

Anina (2013)

Animation, Adventure, Family

Anina Yatay Salas is a ten-year-old girl who does not like her name. Each part is a palindrome, which means it reads the same both forwards and backwards. Her schoolmates are always teasing her about this, especially Anina's arch-enemy Yisel, who Anina sees as an "elephant". One day, Anina and Yisel get into a playground skirmish, so the school principal disciplines them with a weird punishment: they are both given a sealed black envelope which they are not allowed to open for an entire week. Haunted by nightmares and day-dreams, Anina in her anxiousness to find out what horrible punishment awaits her, will get mixed up in a series of adventures, involving secret loves, close friendships and dreadful enemies. Without her realizing it, Anina's efforts to understand the content of the envelope turns into a journey to understand the world and her place in it.
Director: Alfredo Soderguit
Stars: Federica Lacaño, María Mendive, César Troncoso, Cristina Morán, ...

So Much Water (2013)

Comedy, Drama

Alberto, a divorced father, takes his two children for a vacation at a thermal resort in Salto. Things don't turn out as planned as the non-stop rain forces them to stay indoors, away from the pools and with no TV. Alberto's efforts to entertain his children are met with indifference by Federico, his youngest son, and Lucía, his teenage daughter.
Director: Ana Guevara, Leticia Jorge
Stars: Néstor Guzzini, Malú Chouza, Joaquín Castiglioni, Sofía Azambuya, ...

The Militant (2013)

Drama, Family

A young man is informed of his father's death.
Director: Manolo Nieto
Stars: Felipe Dieste, Sebastian Blanquer, Rosana Cabrera, Maria Pia D'Andrea, ...

Relocos y repasados (2013)

Action, Comedy

Andres and Elias get together one evening for their last summer joint. On his way home, Elias finds a hidden case containing 5 different types of drugs. The next morning, Elias calls Andres to catch up on his discovery. He tells him he wants to gather round with some friends to perform an experiment: each should take a different drug and see what happens. The experiment takes a sudden turn when Andres girlfriend calls him to say her grandma has died.
Director: Manuel Facal
Stars: Luciano Demarco, Nicolás Furtado, Micaela Psinisnuc, Santiago Quintans, ...

Rambleras (2013)


Three women - a single girl, scared of being alone forever, another whose boyfriend is still attached to his ex-wife and an old lady who has nobody left - will learn from each other that it's always possible to shift and get out of one's current existence.
Director: Daniela Speranza
Stars: Adriana Aizemberg, Mario Erramuspe, Eduardo Miglionico, Nicolás Pauls, ...

The Delay (2012)


A middle-aged, single mother of three cares for her eighty year old father, and they are pushed to the breaking point.
Director: Rodrigo Plá
Stars: Roxana Blanco, Néstor Guzzini, Jorge Temponi, Andrea Fantoni, ...

Dos Dias Y Medio (2012)


Pablo and his young son Leon spend a canoe camping togther with their dog, through the Canadian forest. During these two and a half days, everything is perfect, sublime, secret... until is time to separate.
Director: Pablo Diconca

The Silent House (2010)

Drama, Horror, Mystery

The plot is based on a true story that happened in the late '40s in a small village in Uruguay. The film focuses on Laura, who, second by second, intends to leave a house, which hides an obscure secret, unharmed. Laura and her father Wilson settle down in a cottage they have to renew since its owner will soon put the house up for sale. They will spend the night there and repair the following morning. Everything seems to go smoothly until Laura hears a sound that comes from outside and gets louder and louder on the upper floor of the house. Wilson goes up to see what is going on while she remains downstairs on her own, waiting for her father to come down.
Director: Gustavo Hernández
Stars: Florencia Colucci, Abel Tripaldi, Gustavo Alonso, María Salazar, ...