Who needs a dentist when a frog will do just as well? A no-nonsense, amusing and visually powerful film that immerses us in the healing microcosm of a small village in the northernmost tip of Argentina. In the end, who would not want the possibility of being healed by SMS?
English/Original Title: EL ESPANTO. Writer: Pablo Aparo, Martín Benchimol. Camera: Fernando Lorenzale, Martín Benchimol. Sound: Manuel De Andrés. Editing: Anita Remón. Production: Machita. Producer: Mayra Bottero. Length: 67 min. International Sales: Berta Films
Martín Benchimol / Pablo Aparo – Buenos Aires, 1985
Martín Benchimol and Pablo Aparo were both born in Buenos Aires in 1985. Both graduated in Image and Sound Design from the University of Buenos Aires (U.B.A.). The River People (2012) is their first film together, screened in numerous international festivals winning the best documentary award at the Latin American Film Festival of Flanders. The Dread (2017) is their latest film.
THE RIVER PEOPLE, ARG 2012, 70 Min.