Como ganar enemigos

Cómo ganar enemigos / How to Win Enemies

A film by Gabriel Lichtmann

This film was screened as a part of the 2016 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF19)

Co-presented by Austin Jewish Film Festival


Como ganar enemigos


Argentina, Comedy/Crime/Mystery, 2014
78 min, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

Lucas is a handsome young lawyer with a passion for crime novels who runs a business alongside his more charismatic brother Max, and Max’s fiancé Paulina. In the midst of work and preparing for his brother’s wedding, Lucas meets the stunning, sexy Bárbara in a café. Lucas is struck by her taste for good literature and quick wit. Lucas takes her home on his first date, and after a night of romance, Lucas wakes up to find Bárbara gone with the cash hoard he’s been saving for a new house. Determined to recover his money, he tracks her down but is shocked to find the true identity of the person behind the heist.

Texas Premiere

About the director

GabrielLichtmannGabriel Lichtmann was born in Buenos Aires many years ago. Considering he claims to have attended the premiere of “Star Wars,” we assume he must be in his 30s. He graduated from Universidad del Cine as a film director, an occupation he currently practices. He has won various national and international awards, including awards for the films HISTORIAS BREVES, THE SEVENTH DAY, and JEWS IN SPACE. He’s what is known as “a good catch.”



Producer: Jose Oscar Salva
Production Companies: Doménica Films, MC Producciones, La Lechuza Cine
Screenwriter: Gabriel Lichtmann, Viviana Vexlir
Cinematographer: Nicolas Trovato
Editor: Agustín Rolandelli
Sound Design: Federico Esquerro
Music: Diego Voloschin
Cast: Martín Slipak, Javier Drolas, Inés Palombo, Eugenia Capizzano, Gabriela Izcovich, Fabian Arenillas

Print Source: Menemsha Films,