The Queen

La reina

Documentary film about 11 years old Memi, who is preparing for her role of Carnival queen in Argentina. Never-ending changing of clothes, putting on make-up, the crown, which is too heavy and making parents’ dreams come true.

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  • Runtime:
    19 min.
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  • Director:
    Manuel Abramovich
  • Dir. of Photography:
    Juan Renau, Manuel Abramovich
  • Editor:
    Iara Rodriguez Vilardebó
  • Cast:
    María Emilia Frocalassi, Amalía Bisania
  • Production:
    Salomón Cine
  • Sales:
    Manuel Abramovich
  • Festivals:
    IDFA 2014, Karlovy Vary 2014, Melbourne 2014 (Grand Prix – Best Short Film), BAFICI 2014 (2nd Prize), IndieLisboa 2014, Sydney Film Festival 2014

About the Director:

Manuel Abramovich

(1987, Buenos Aires, Argentína) studied Camera at ENERC Film School and attended the film workshop of University Di Tella. He has shot several acclaimed short documentary films and three feature films including Años Luz (Light years, 2017) documenting Lucrecia Martel shooting her film Zama (2017).