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THE ARTIST

by Gastón Duprat, Mariano Cohn

synopsis

A nurse at a retirement home discovers that one of his patients is a talented painter and he is mesmorised by his artworks. He passes them off as his own, circulating them on the contemporary art scene, becoming a celebrity in the process.

international title: The Artist
original title: L'artista
country: Italy, Argentina
sales agent: Costa Films - Martìn (AR)
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Gastón Duprat, Mariano Cohn
film run: 95'
release date: IT 08/05/2009, FR 10/08/2011
screenplay: Andrés Duprat
cast: Sergio Pangaro, Mercello Prayer, Alberto Laiseca, Anna Laura Lozza
cinematography by: Ricardo Monteoliva
film editing: Santiago Ricco
art director: Lorena Llaneza
costumes designer: Lorena Llaneza
music: Diego Bliffeld
producer: Tore Sansonetti, Gianluigi Gardani, Fernando Sokolowicz, León Ferrari, Eduardo Costantini, Aníbal Jozami
production: Barter Films, Costa Films, Incaa Film Institute, Istituto Luce
distributor: Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Bodega Films
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