El estudiante
The Student

Santiago Mitre

Argentina, Drama/Thriller, 2011
110 min, HD, Color
Spanish with English subtitles


Roque is a handsome young Argentinian just arrived from the provinces to start his studies at the University of Buenos Aires. One of his many sexual conquests is Paola, a pretty but tough young adjunct professor who leads him into the thick of the school's vibrant political life. Soon he meets Alberto, a retired politician who becomes his mentor; Roque quickly learns the ropes and uses his charisma to rise through the ranks and become a student leader and organizer, navigating idealism and betrayals, propelled by his driving ambition. This film has enjoyed success from BAFICI to Toronto International Film Festival, and many places in between, including being honored with numerous accolades by Argentina's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


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Santiago Mitre

Santiago Mitre was born in Buenos Aires. Known for co-writing the feature films Lion's Den and Carancho with Pablo Trapero, he has also written and directed the short film El Escondite. He co-wrote and co-directed the 2010 feature El amor (primera parte). El estudiante is his solo feature debut.


Producer: Agustina Llambi Campbell, Santiago Mitre, Fernando Brom
Screenwriter: Santiago Mitre
Cinematographer: Gustavo Biazzi, Soledad Rodríguez, Federico Cantini, Alejo Maglio
Editor: Delfina Castagnino
Music: Los Natas
Cast: Esteban Lamothe, Romina Paula, Ricardo Félix, Valeria Correa

Print Source: Agustina Llambi Campbell, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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