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Grand Orchestra

Direction
Year
2019
Country
  • Argentina
Runtime
69min
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The film begins with the rescue of an old trunk and inside the meeting of the full scores of the orchestra Hector and his jazz (1944-1962), one of the most important big bands in Argentina in those years. This finding triggered a rough search of the members of the orchestra and brings out several questions about the importance of personal file as a cultural legacy.
Grand Orchestra speaks of a mythical orchestra of Buenos Aires but also of the fable in the in evocative fact of remembering since the meeting with the orphaned files, as a journey to an inevitably personal and subjective story.

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  • Original Title
    Gran Orquestra
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Peri Azar
  • Cast
    Sergio Pángaro, Cocó Muro, Abel Corriale, Valentín Reiners, Sergio Pujol
  • Cinematography
    Peri Azar
  • Editing
    Peri Azar, María Emilia Castañeda
  • Music
    Valentín Reiners, Sergio Pángaro, Peri Azar
  • Sound
    Alejandra Casals, Andrés Polonsky, Juan Moseico
  • Runtime
    69 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2019
  • Country
    • Argentina
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Huesca Film Festival, 2019
    • FAM, Brazil, 2019
    • Trieste Film Festival, 2019
    • Piriápolis Festival, 2019
    • International Film Festival Punta del Este, 2019
  • Awards
    • Best Direction, Latin American Competition BAFICI, 2019
    • Special Award from the Jury, FTC, 2019

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