Darkness by Day

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    Darkness by Day

    El Día Trajo la Oscuridad

    Directed by

    Argentina

    2013

    76 min

    • Spanish

    Horror

    Two women entangled in madness and attraction - and a craving for blood. An outbreak of rabies has appeared in a small village. Virginia receives an unexpected visit by her cousin Anabel, who is suffering from a strange illness, sleeping during the day and staying awake all night. Day and night intermingle, telephones don’t work and with the bitter cold, a feeling of anxiety starts to grow on everyone. However, Virginia is feeling more and more attracted to Anabel...

    Awards

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    • Best Work in progress - Mar del Plata IFF
    • Best Cinematography - Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre FF
    • Opera Prima Award - INCAA

    Credits

    Cast
    Mora Recalde
    Pablo Caramelo
    Luciano Suardi
    Romina Paula
    Marta Lubos
    Screenplay
    Josefina Trotta
    Cinematography
    Nicolás Trovato
    Editing
    Andrés Tambornino
    Music
    Jorge Chikiar
    Sales
    M-APPEAL
    Production
    DOMENICA FILMS
    Martín  Desalvo

    Martín Desalvo

    Argentina

    Martín Desalvo (1973, Buenos Aires, Argentina) followed various film studies in Argentina. He has been active as a filmmaker, scriptwriter and theatre producer since 1998. KEPT AND DREAMLESS (2005), his feature debut, premiered at IFFR and was awarded more than 20 times worldwide. Between 2006 and 2008, he directed AMAS DE CASAS DESESPERADAS, the Latin American version of the popular American TV series Desperate Housewives. DARKNESS BY DAY (2013) is his second feature. -IFFR