International Film Festival
of
Panama

APRIL 11-17, 2013

White Elephant

Cast: 
Ricardo Darín
Jérémie Renier
Martina Gusman

Pablo Trapero

Pablo Trapero was born in San Justo, Argentina, and studied filmmaking at the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires. He made his feature debut with the award-winning Crane World (1999). His other feature films include Rolling Family (2004), Born and Bred (2006), Carancho (2010) and White Elephant (2012).

Original title: 
Elefante blanco
Director: 
Pablo Trapero
Country: 
Argentina
Year: 
2012
Language: 
Spanish
Subtitles: 
English
Duration: 
110 min.

Screenings

Venue Day and Time
Teatro Nacional April 13 7:00 pm
Cinépolis Multiplaza Sala 6 - MasterCard April 14 7:30 pm
Guests: 
Martina Guzman (Actriz) , Pablo Trapero (Director)
Synopsis: 

White Elephant explores one of Buenos Aires’ most dangerous corners: Villa Maria, a shantytown overrun by narcotics dealers and corrupt police. Its inhabitants have been taken under the wing of two Catholic priests who place themselves in mortal danger in order to bring food, education, medicine, and employment to this imperiled community.

 

This movie participates for the Copa Airlines award of the Audience