HK ARFEST Film Showcase: El Abrazo Partido (The Lost Embrace)
Cocktail reception will start at 6:45pm.
ABOUT THE MOVIE
Argentina 2004 Color 99 min. Comedy
Director: Daniel Burman
Writers: Marcelo Birmajer, Daniel Burman
Stars: Daniel Hendler, Sergio Boris, Adriana Aizemberg
- “Best Supporting Actress” (Adriana Aizemberg), Argentine Film Critics Association Awards, 2005
- “Best Actor” (Daniel Hendler), Berlin International Film Festival 2004
Lost Embrace: In Buenos Aires, the young Jewish-Argentine Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where his mother has a lingerie shop and his brother runs an importation business, trying to get his Polish passport and move to Europe, Ariel has never understood why his father left him when he was a baby to fight in the Yom Kippur War in 1973. When his father returns to Buenos Aires, Ariel discovers the reasons why his father left his family…
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Since 2012, the Consulate General of the Argentine Republic in Hong Kong and Macao has been proudly presenting the HK ARFEST unceasingly. In its fifth year, more cultural events will be featured to disseminate the Argentine identity into Hong Kong locals! You will surely love the various activities offered, including tango classes, wine tastings, dining, Argentina-style barbecue at the beach, as well as film showcase, art exhibition and music performance.
“¡Pasen y vean!”