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Argentine Movies on Thursdays: On Probation

  • Embassy of Argentina 1600 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20009 United States (map)

On the third Thursday of each month the Embassy of Argentina will present a movie series dedicated to award winning filmmakers. On April 20 the movie On Probation by Damián Szifrón (Wild Tales) will be screened. In Spanish with English subtitles. Free.
April 20 at 6:30 PM
Embassy of Argentina
1600 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(M) Dupont Circle
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Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
On Probation (2005)
Director: Damián Szifrón
Cast: Diego Peretti, Luis Luque, Oscar Ferreiro, Gabriela Izcovich, Martín Adjemián, Tony Lestingi, Ernesto Claudio, Daniel Valenzuela, Antonio Ugo
Genre: Thriller. Comedy
Web oficial:
Running time: 110 min.
Mariano Is a psychologist who must fulfill community service after losing a lawsuit by a traffic accident. He is forced to provide therapeutic support to Alfredo, a policeman depressed over his wife cheating on him. Mariano is then accidentally involved in a double homicide investigation being conducted by Alfredo.
Málaga Spanish Film Festival, Spain: Silver Biznaga; Best Latin American Actor, Luis Luque; 2006.
Peñíscola Comedy Film Festival, Spain: Best Actor, Diego Peretti; Best Director, Damián Szifron; Best Film, Damián Szifron; 2006.
Biarritz International Festival of Latin American Cinema, France: Audience Award, Damián Szifron; 2006.