Argentina | 2012 | 65′ | Colour
Dirección/Direction: Matías Piñeiro. Guión/Script: Matías Piñeiro. Fotografía/Cinematography: Fernando Lockett. Sonido/Sound: Daniela Ale, Emilio Iglesias, Mercedes Tennina y Francisco Pedemonte. Montaje/Editing: Alejo Moguillansky. Música/Music: John Aylward y Julián Tello. Intérpretes/Cast: María Villar, Agustina Muñoz, Elisa Carricajo, Romina Paula, Gabriela Saidón, Laura Paredes, Esteban Bigliardi, Julián Tello. Producción/Production: Melanie Schapiro. Productora/Production company: Revolver films, Universidad del cine, Alta Definición Argentina.
Cecilia is a young actress who spends her days rehearsing the play Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare in a small theater in Buenos Aires. Viola, meanwhile, spends her days on a bike delivering pirated movies through the hundred districts of the same city.
Toronto International Film Festival
Berlin International Film Festival – Berlinale 2013
BAFICI – Fipresci Award, Best Actresses Award
Born in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 1982, Matías Piñeiro graduated from Universidad del Cine, where he later worked as Professor of Filmmaking and Film History. In 2011 he moved to the United States to attend Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program. Piñeiro, who currently teaches Filmmaking at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, is now working on the development of a short film, Porcia, and a new feature film, Ariel –a CPH:LAB project based on William Shakespeare’s The Tempest that he co-directs with Galician filmmaker Lois Patiño. His last four films are part of a series devoted to the female roles in William Shakespeare’s comedies.