On Saturdays in August, at 10 p.m. Channel (á) presents the Ricardo Darín special, a film series dedicated to the iconic Argentine actor, in which they will see four of the movies he starred in.
A selection of films that were directed by important filmmakers, such as The aura, by Fabián Bielinsky; Caranchoby Pablo Trapero; Kamchatkaby Marcelo Piñeyro; Y The education of fairies, by the Spanish José Luis Cuerda.
Saturday, August 7 at 10 p.m.
Sosa is a lawyer specializing in traffic accidents, about to recover his license plate. In search of potential clients, he moves between hospital guards, emergency services and police stations.
Now he works for a so-called victim aid foundation, which is actually the front for a shady law firm. Sosa gets the clients, the witnesses, the expertise; arrange with the Police, the judges, the insurance companies.
By Pablo Trapero, with Martina Gusmán as co-star.
The Aura (2005)
Saturday, August 14 at 10 p.m.
“The aura” (2005).
Esteban is a taciturn, reserved and epileptic taxidermist, who entertains himself by fantasizing about perfect crimes and millimeter-planned robberies, that never dares to specify.
After his wife leaves him, he decides to accept the invitation of a colleague, Sontag (Alejandro Awada), to travel to the province and go hunting. However, the trip does not go as planned, because both end up staying in some cabins and not in a hotel, then they fight and finally Sontag must return to the city.
Then Esteban is presented with a situation that he fantasized about a thousand times: a robbery and, moreover, already planned. He simply has to follow the instructions to carry it out.
By Fabián Bielinsky, with Dolores Fonzi, Pablo Cedrón, Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Jorge D’Elia and Walter Reyno.
Saturday, August 21 at 10 p.m.
The history it happens during the last military dictatorship. Faced with kidnappings, disappearances and murders, a family decides to seclude themselves in a farm far from the city.
The events are seen from the eyes of Harry (Matías del Pozo), the oldest son of 10 years, who receives everything that is happening through codes that he shares with his parents (Darín and Cecilia Roth).
They use the common tastes of the family as symbols, such as TEG, the TV series The invaders and the tricks of the escapist Houdini.
By Marcelo Piñeyro. With Héctor Alterio, Fernanda Mistral, Tomás Fonzi, Mónica Scapparone, Milton de la Canal, Evelyn Domínguez and Leticia Brédice.
The Education of Fairies (2006)
Saturday, August 28 at 10 p.m.
“The education of fairies” (2006).
Nicolás, inventor of toys, finds the woman of his life and the son he longs for. She, Ingrid, the recent widow of an aviation captain who died in Iraq, is an ornithologist who studies the passage of wood pigeons in Catalonia. Raúl is eight years old and lives in a fantasy world.
From this encounter, the love story of three will be perfect until suddenly Ingrid decides that everything is over. Why? There is no one who understands their reasons: they will never be happier than they have been until that moment.
By José Luis Cuerda, with Irene Jacob, Bebe Rebolledo, Víctor Valdivia, Jordi Bosch and Gloria Roig. Based on the novel The education of a fairyby Didier van Cauwelaert.