Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

In the Argentinian city of Tucuman, Miguel is making a living as a “motochorro”, a thief who snatches people’s belongings. When he steals the purse of Elena, an old woman, he ends up hurting her badly. Miguel is plagued by guilt. In an attempt to make things right, he conceals the old woman and starts to take care of the injured and unsuspecting Elena. The closer he gets to her the more he becomes entangled in his own lies. Afraid of telling Elena the truth. The movie tells a strong relational drama against the backdrop of the police strike in 2013.


Awards

Won Best Film - San Sebastian IFF (Horizons Award), Santiago IFF (Grand Jury Prize) | Nominated Best Film - Cairo IFF, Sao Paulo IFF | Won Best Actor - Santiago IFF, Lima Latin American FF(Jury Prize)