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Argentina | 2013 | 105 minutes | Diego Kaplan
When Diego and Emilia reveals to long-time friends that they are swingers and would like to swap partners, couplehood takes on a new dimension in this bittersweet comedy.
May 18, 2013
SIFF Cinema Uptown Festival
|11:30 AM||Date has passed|
May 20, 2013
SIFF Cinema Egyptian
|9:30 PM||Date has passed|
Married and successful, Diego and Emilia live a traditional family life with their 14-year-old son. Diego's business partner, Richard, seems to have a pretty ordinary relationship with his girlfriend, Bettina, as well. But during a drunken celebration one night, Bettina confesses to Emilia that she and Richard are actually members of a swingers club. Titillated, Emilia tries to convince the reluctant Diego that they should try out the swinging lifestyle for themselves. Diego, though he's willing to discuss it, isn't sure that he's ready to go all the way. Undaunted, the other three launch a campaign to change Diego's mind. With this simple premise, this Argentinian box-office hit is off and running; taking the couples from huge swinger parties to more. . . intimate gatherings. Diego Kaplan is a director who loves actors, and all four performers deliver delicious performances, especially Adrián Suar's flustered Diego, whose nervous prattling manages to inspire both chuckles and sympathy at the same time. Meanwhile, Kaplan keeps the pace moving in this funny and bittersweet comedy about two couples trying to explore their sexual boundaries while simultaneously juggling the everyday problems of getting their kids to soccer practice on time.
Diego Kaplan took a hiatus after his first film ¿Sabés nadar? (2002), during which he developed a successful career in publicity.
Sponsored in part by W Seattle Hotel
|Principal Cast:||Carla Peterson, Adrián Suar, Julieta Díaz, Juan Minujín|
|Running Time:||105 minutes|
|Producer:||Alejandro Cacetta, Juan Vera, Juan Pablo Galli|
|Screenplay:||Daniel Cuparo, Juan Vera|
|Editors:||Pablo Barbieri Carrera|
|Filmography:||Just Like Me (2010); ¿Sabés nadar? (2002)|
|US Distributor:||Strand Releasing|
|International Sales:||Filmsharks International|