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Absent (2011)

Ausente (original title)
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Martin, a young Argentine student, is exploring the reactions of his sports coach, Sebastian, while vying for his love and affection. He has an opportunity - one night to push the envelope ... See full summary »

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Marco Berger

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Marco Berger
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carlos Echevarría ... Sebastián
Javier De Pietro ... Martín
Antonella Costa ... Mariana
Alejandro Barbero Alejandro Barbero ... Juan Pablo
Rocío Pavón Rocío Pavón ... Analía
Luis Mango Luis Mango ... Médico Pileto
Lautaro Machaca Lautaro Machaca ... Alumno 1
Joan Alsina Joan Alsina ... Alumno 2
Nicolás Fernández Rubio Nicolás Fernández Rubio ... Profesor de Natación
Laura Dozo Laura Dozo ... Oftalmóloga (as Laura Dozzo)
Alejandra Lang Alejandra Lang ... Vecina
Fabio Cendra Fabio Cendra ... Portero
Dolores Cano Dolores Cano ... Preofesoro 1
Constanza Boquet Constanza Boquet ... Profesoro 2
Liliana Popovich Liliana Popovich ... Rectora
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Martin, a young Argentine student, is exploring the reactions of his sports coach, Sebastian, while vying for his love and affection. He has an opportunity - one night to push the envelope and be as close as ever to reaching what he so desperately wants. With his teacher keeping him off at a distance, but at the same time being so kind and nurturing, Martin continues to inch further and further towards crossing the line. But, with all the twists and turns of love, life, and personas, Martin finds himself on the wrong side of the line, and Sebastian finds himself with more regret than Martin could have ever imagined. Written by Zachary M.

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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

11 August 2011 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

Absent See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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10 January 2019 | by AminaHafizAlienSee all my reviews

Really sad and really lovely. Beautifully made.. it's a dreamlike movie. The story goes slow but the growing tension didn't let it be boring for a second. It's been made very simple, short, yet absolutely complete.


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