KARTUN, THE YEAR OF SALOME

KARTUN, EL AÑO DE SALOMÉ

By Mónica SALERNO, Hugo CREXELL

PEQUEÑA PRODUCTORA - as PROD

First film - Completed 2012

A voyage into the playwright's head. After two years of filming, Mauricio Kartun (Buenos Aires, 1946) guides us into his unique creative process: from the early search for inspiration to the acclaimed staging of his last play, "Salome de chacra", his love for writing spreads... like the plague.

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Ventana Sur 2013
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    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • First film, Documentary, Biography
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 85 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mónica SALERNO, Hugo CREXELL
    • Writer(s)
    • Mónica SALERNO, Hugo CREXELL
    • Producer(s)
    • Virginia LAURICELLA (Pequeña Productora)
    • Synopsis
    • Kartun (the year of Salome) is an immersion into the work and mind of one of Argentina's most relevant playwrights: Mauricio Kartun. After recording for almost two years, the film follows the creative process of his las play "Salomé de Chacra" (Farm Salomé), an adaptation of the byblical myth of Salome and Herodes, form the very first rehearsals to its opening night. Throughout the film we will dive into his interests as an artist, his method as a director, and his infinite passion for sharing the for writing... as if it was a pest itself!
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Feb 01, 2012
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