TIEMPOS MENOS MODERNOS

LESS MODERN TIMES

By Simón FRANCO

AURA FILMS (ARGENTINA) - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2011

A man of ancestry tehuelche lives alone in the middle of the Patagonia. One day, the National Department of Social Development sends him a television satelital device. Since he starts watching the first images, his own life and his way of seeing the world will be definitively changed .

Festivals
& Awards

IFF Mannheim-Heidelberg 2012
Int'l Competition Special Award for Best Director
    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Simón FRANCO
    • Writer(s)
    • Laura AVILA, Simón FRANCO
    • Producer(s)
    • Hugo CASTRO FAU (Lagarto Cine)
    • Synopsis
    • Payaguala is a tehuelche descent who lives alone, retired on a ranch lost in the Patagonia mountain range. Its existence is mainly based on work and care for their land. With great aptitude for music and crafts, he survives playing in a hostel exclusively for tourists, which also sells small crafts. He maintains a working relationship and deep friendship with Felipe, who visits sporadically, always sharing good times where each one is comfortable with the personality of the other. Some day, he gets a parcel carried by the Argentinian Gendarmerie. It's a box marked with the national emblem that sends the Ministry of Social Development. It contains a satellite television system powered by solar energy. From the first image that radiates the TV Payaguala begins to suffer a change that will affect his life and his way of seeing the world
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