When a group of former high school pals who came of age during a brutal Argentinean dictatorship reunite 25 years after their graduation, old bonds are reexamined and old wounds are reopened in this poetic comedy drama. Among other issues, Ernesto must deal with his former love’s (marriage to his onetime best buddy Ricardo. A series of flashbacks explore the intertwining stories of these old friends. A film with a lot of music, that provokes nostalgic feelings, for sure among viewers of the same age as the main characters.
|Original Title||Despabílate amor|
|German Title||Wach auf, Liebe|
|French Title||Réveille-toi, amour|
|Other Titles||Wake up, Love!|
|Directed by||Eliseo Subiela|
|Available Formats||35mm, DVD|
|Film Editing||Marcela Sáenz|
|Production||Artear Argentina/CQ3 S.A., Eliseo Subiela|
Publikumspreis am Festival von Huelva
Preis der Filmautoren, Andalusien 1997
Grosser Preis der Jugendjury und Preis der Internationalen Juri in Fribourg
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