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Felicidades (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 24 June 2003 (USA)
Shows how several characters spend Christmas Eve in Buenos Aires, and how their lives intersect.

Director:

Lucho Bender
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Machín Luis Machín ... Juan
Gastón Pauls ... Julio
Silke ... Laura
Pablo Cedrón Pablo Cedrón ... Rodolfo
Carlos Belloso Carlos Belloso ... Comedian
Marcelo Mazzarello Marcelo Mazzarello ... Paralytic
Alfredo Casero ... Fredi
Cacho Castaña ... Cueto
Fabián Arenillas Fabián Arenillas ... Aguilera
Eduardo Ayala Eduardo Ayala ... Starosta
Federico Cammarota Federico Cammarota ... Old man
Fatty Iastrebner Fatty Iastrebner ... Emilio
Mariana Arias Mariana Arias ... Party Woman
Henry Meziat Henry Meziat ... Party man
Mariano Fraomeni Mariano Fraomeni ... Fredi's neighbour
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Shows how several characters spend Christmas Eve in Buenos Aires, and how their lives intersect.

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Taglines:

You can feel lonely in the desert - said the Little Prince. You can also feel lonely among men - said the Snake (Antoine de Saint - Exupéry)

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish | Hebrew

Release Date:

24 June 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Felicidades See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Official submission of Argentina for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 73rd Academy Awards in 2001. See more »

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For many, Christmas is the loneliest night of the year.
16 January 2001 | by 74074.2145See all my reviews

FELICIDADES is Argentina's Y2K Oscar submission for Best Foreign Film. Director Lucho Bender, who also participated in the screenwriting, was tired of Christmas films in which everything works out, and FELICIDADES is his antidote. A Mitzvah entertainer, a novelist, his girlfriend, a doctor, a wheelchair bound man, a father out looking for a last-minute present - all are tied together without necessarily knowing it, both by circumstances that bring their lives to intersection, but more so by longing. The pace is fast, the characters engaging, and in the end, there remains the promise of better days to come.


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