The Gold Bug

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The Gold Bug (El Escarabajo de Oro)

Directed by Alejo Moguillansky, Fia-Stina Sandlund

  • Argentina, Denmark, Sweden 2014; 102 min
  • Original version: Spanish
  • Genre: Drama
    • Special Jury Mention - International Competition COSQUÍN
    • Best Film - Argentine Competition BAFICI


They all struggle: European Filmmakers vs. South American Filmmakers; Independent Cinema vs. Cinema Funds; Wild vs. Civilisation; North vs. South; Pirates vs. Pirates; An old XIXth Century Politician vs. an old XIX Century feminist Poet; Producers vs. Directors; Poe vs. Stevenson; Long John Silver vs. Captain Smollet; Adventure vs. Money; Beauty vs. Greed; The search of truth and wisdom vs. hypocrisy and wickedness; The rich vs. the poor; Men vs. Women; Fiction vs. Facts.
They all struggle, but only one wins.



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