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FANTASMA

by Lisandro Alonso

synopsis

Fifty-six years old Argentino Vargas arrives in Buenos Aires. Standing in the main lobby of the San Martin Theater, he waits for someone to come and take him up to the 10th floor for a screening of the film in which he has the lead role. He’s never set foot in a cinema. Misael Saavedra, who has also been invited to the screening, loses his way in the theater trying to find the screening room. The tall building, its rest rooms, staircases, elevators and workshops are the real protagonists of a mystery encountered by two man who are strangers to this setting.

international title: Fantasma
original title: Fantasma
country: Netherlands, France, Argentina
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Lisandro Alonso
film run: 145'
screenplay: Lisandro Alonso
cast: Argentino Vargas, Misael Saavedra, Carlos Landini, Jorge Franseschelli, Rosa Martinez
cinematography by: Lucio Bonelli
film editing: Lisandro Alonso, Delphina Castagnino
music: Flor Maleva
producer: Lisandro Alonso, Ilse Hughan, Marianne Slot
production: Fortuna Films, Slot Machine, 4L (AR)
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