The Magnetic Nature

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    The Magnetic Nature

    El ser magnético

    Directed by

    Argentina

    2015

    17 min

    • Spanish

    Drama

    Aldo is 55 years old and lives with Pablo, his older brother. From their home, they conduct a religious practice invented by their father and whose congregation meets mainly online. Aldo is tired of being a preacher, but doesn’t know how to say it.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Claudio Rangnau
    Claudio Kustin
    Iván Moschner
    Screenplay
    Mateo Bendesky
    Cinematography
    Roman Kasseroller
    Editing
    Ana Godoy
     Laura Bierbrauer 
    Production
    SANDWICH CLUB
    Mateo Bendesky

    Mateo Bendesky

    Argentina

    Mateo Bendesky (1989, Argentina) studied filmmaking at the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires. His first feature IN HERE (2013) took part in the official competition at Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema (BAFICI). His short films THE MAGNETIC NATURE (2015) and TOGETHER ALONE (2017) were screened at numerous international film festivals, including Cannes, Toronto and Rotterdam. In 2016, he was selected as a participant for TIFF Talent Lab, Toronto International Film Festival’s programme for emerging directors. He is also a film production teacher at the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires. His film FAMILY MEMBERS (2019) was presented at Berlin IFF.

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