20.7.10

Uruguay Film Producer Speaks to Expat Group in Punta del Este


Mal Día para Pescar (Bad Day to Go Fishing) is a film produced by the Uruguayan and Spanish, Expresso Films, and is the debut film of Uruguayan director, Alvaro Brechner.

The film's Uruguayan executive producer, Virginia Hinze, of Expresso Films, spoke at the Punta del Este area Uruguay Phyle on July 17th. Virginia Hinze explained the business aspects and challenges of producing a film in Uruguay.

The film stars actors Gary Piquer, Jouko Ahola, Antonella Costa and Cesar Troncoso. The script is an adaptation of a short story written by Juan Carlos Onetti.

Filmed entirely in Uruguay, the film was chosen to compete at the 48th International Critics' Week of the International Cannes Film Festival.

The film has been showing in Uruguay. An agreement is underway with a German company for world wide distribution. So, be on the lookout for Mal Día para Pescar.
 Mal Día para Pescar website

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