YO, ARGELINO

I, ARGELIAN

By Juan PLATERO

EL REFUGIO FILMS - as PROD

First film - Pre-Production 2022

A father come back to the desert of his origins to face the monster of the non-memory, to rescue the legacy and be able to transmit it to his children.

    • Year of production
    • 2022
    • Genres
    • First film, Documentary
    • Countries
    • URUGUAY
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Juan PLATERO
    • Writer(s)
    • Juan PLATERO
    • Producer(s)
    • Adrian MINUTTI (EL REFUGIO FILMS)
    • Synopsis
    • An Uruguayan father tells his children the reasons that led him to be born in Algeria and the need to return to their home country to make a movie and share it with them. Trough the travel journal the director revisits his childhood and recounts the love story of his parents in an adventure format, combining his own registration, the family archive (letters, photos, slides, super-8), the stop - motion and 2D animation. Recreate the causes and adventures of his exile in a playful way, based on memories and fantasies, and his own dream to understand his fragmented identity, his legacy, and also pass it to his children.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jun 01, 2014