The Snatch Thief

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    The Snatch Thief

    El Motoarrebatador

    Directed by

    Argentina, Uruguay

    2018

    93 min

    • Spanish

    Drama

    Directors' Fortnight

    A robber regrets having brutally hit an elderly woman in order to snatch off her handbag and attempts to make up for the damage he inflicted. But his past deeds as moto-snatcher hunt him, keeping him from re-starting his life anew.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Sergio Prina
    Liliana Juarez
    Leon Zelarayan
    Daniel Elías
    Camila Plaate
    Pilar Benitez Vivart
    Mirella Pascual
    Screenplay
    Agustín Toscano
    Cinematography
    Arauco Hernández Holz
    Editing
    Pablo Barbieri Carrera
    Music
    Maxi Prietto
    Sales
    THE MATCH FACTORY
    Production
    RIZOMA
    Production
    MURILLO CINE
    Production
    ORIENTAL FILMS
    Agustín Toscano

    Agustín Toscano

    Argentina

    Agustín Toscano was born in 1981 in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina. He studied theatre at the National University of Tucumán and at the Escuela Universitaria Cine, Video y Televisión. His first feature film, THE OWNERS, premiered at the Critics' Week at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013, where it received Special Mention, and was screened at the 43rd Molodist International Film Festival in Kiev, where it also received Special Mention for sustaining the cinematographic tradition of Luis Buñuel and Joseph Losey. It also won the 2014 Silver Condor Award for Best First Work, presented by the Association of Cinematographic Reporters of Argentina.
    His film THE SNATCH THIEF (2018) was screened in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival and won several awards at film festivals around the world.