THE DEAD MAN AND BEING HAPPY

EL MUERTO Y SER FELIZ

By Javier REBOLLO

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Black comedy - Completed 2012

A hired killer who doesn't kill in a film with roads, dogs and guns.

Festivals
& Awards

San Sebastian FF 2012
Official selection Silver Shelf for Best Actor, Fipresci
New York FF 2012
Main slate
Warsaw FF 2012
Int'l Competition
Mar Del Plata IFF 2012
Competencia Int'l
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Black comedy, Road movie
    • Countries
    • SPAIN, ARGENTINA, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 94 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Javier REBOLLO
    • Writer(s)
    • Javier REBOLLO, Lola MAYO, Salvador ROSELLI
    • Producer(s)
    • José NOLLA (ICONICA), Luis MIÑARRO (EDDIE SAETA), Lola MAYO (Lolita Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Buenos Aires. On the top floor of a huge public hospital an old spaniard who has spent half his life in Argentina is about to die. Tough, funny and somewhat tender, the man, a wasted professional killer, decides to run away and happily loaded with morphine sets out on a trip up North to nowhere. On the road he picks up a girl who will become his faithfull squire in a two thousand kilometer journey full of black humor.
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