PRECIOUS GEM AWARD NIGHT FILM: INSEPARABLES

US Premiere

DIRECTED BY Marcos Carnevale

Country: Argentina
Language: Spanish

Running Time: 108min
Film Year: 2016
Category: Special Events, Film

Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano’s worldwide hit The Intouchables made indelible characters out of the quadriplegic, wheelchair-bound millionaire Philippe and his infectiously extroverted caretaker Driss, whose chief credential is that he’s the only one who won’t treat Philippe as handicapped. Like a classic two-hander stage-play with strongly defined characters—think The Odd Couple or The Dresser—the story of Philippe and Driss calls for fresh interpretations by bold, adventurous actors and new resonance in varied cultural contexts. Enter Marcos Carnevale’s Inseparables.

This inspired Argentine spin on the French original stars Oscar Martinez, familiar to Festival audiences from his roles in Empty Nest, Wild Tales and Dolores, and Rodrigo de la Serna, who played Che Guavara’s traveling adjunct in The Motorcycle Diaries and who created a spark at this year’s Festival in Cien años de perdón. In the supple hands of Carnevale, helmer of hits like Corazón de león and the original Elsa & Fred, the story’s transposition to Buenos Aires delivers new shadings and nuances that are at once distinctly porteño and universally hilarious. – Jaie Laplante

 

GEM AWARDEE EL TUCAN PARTY

Join us for a celebratory night of cocktails, bites and non-stop entertainment. Stella Artois & Barton and Gustier wines will be flowing as we toast to Precious Gem Award recipient Marcos Carnevale at El Tucán nightclub in Downtown Miami. Let loose as you’re transported to 1940s Cuba at this intimate modern-day cabaret. This isn’t just a party: it’s an experience.

 

Precious Gem Film Only $25 | MFS $20
Precious Gem Film & EL TUCAN Party $85| MFS $50
EL TUCAN Party Only $60| MFS $30

SHOWTIMES

Saturday October 15th @ 7:00pm MDC’S TOWER THEATER (THEATER 1) Add to Schedule

Saturday October 15th @ 7:00pm MDC’S TOWER THEATER (THEATER 1) Add to Schedule

Saturday October 15th @ 9:30pm EL TUCAN Add to Schedule

credits

Director: Marcos Carnevale
Producer: Luis A. Scalella, Carlos Mentasti
Screenwriter: Marcos Carnevale

Music: Gerardo Gardelín
Cinematographer: Horacio Maira
Editor: Luis Barros

Cast: Oscar Martínez, Rodrigo De la Serna, Alejandra Flechner, Carla Peterson

Marcos Carnevale

Marcos Carnevale is from Córdoba, Argentina. His feature films include Alemejas y megillones (00), Elsa y Fred (05), Viudas (11) and Corazón de león (13). Inseparables (16) is his latest feature, for which he will receive the MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL GEMS 2016 Precious Gem Award.

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