HK ARFEST Film Showcase: Nueve Reinas (Nine Queens)
Cocktail reception will start at 6:45pm.
ABOUT THE MOVIE
Argentina 2000 Color 114 min. Drama/Thriller/Crime
Director: Fabián Bielinsky
Writers: Fabián Bielinsky
Stars: Gastón Pauls, Ricardo Darín, Leticia Brédice, Tomás Fonzi
Highlights: “Best Film”, “Best Director” (Fabián Bielinsky), “Best Actor” (Ricardo Darín), “Best Cinematography” (Marcelo Camorino), “Best Editing” (Sergio Zottola), “Best Original Screenplay” (Fabián Bielinsky) “Best Supporting Actress" (Elsa Berenguer), Argentine Film Critics Association Awards, 2001
Nine Queens: Marcos observes Juan successfully pulling off a bill-changing scam on a cashier, and then gets caught as he attempted to pull the same trick on the next shift. Marcos reveals that he is also a swindler after claiming to be a policeman to get him out of trouble and invites Juan to part-take in a more complicated scam. An old-time con man enlists them on the scheme of forging a set of extremely valuable rare stamps known as The Nine Queens. As the deceptions mounts, it becomes more and more difficult in figuring out who is the conman…
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!”