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El Patrón: Radiografía de un Crimen

Editor of multiple award-winning suspense film directed by Sebastián Schindel which portrays a modern day slavery situation, based on a true story. With dreams of a better life, a humble illiterate labourer (Joaquín Furriel) and his wife (Mónica Lairana) move to Buenos Aires when Don Latuada (Luis Ziembrowski) puts him in charge of one of his butcher shops. In exchange, they are forced to disguise and sell old rotten meat. The sinister boss' promise of a bright future will come at a high price when overwhelming manipulation and escalating cruelty inevitably leads to tragedy. Nominated for “Best Editing” by the Argentinean Film Critics Association and winner of “Best Film” at the 2016 Silver Condor Awards. Crime/Thriller, 90 min., Argentina (2014)

  • Sebastián Schindel
    Crímenes de familia, El Hijo, La Ira de Dios
  • Andrés Ciambotti
  • Joaquin Furriel
    Key Cast
    El Hijo, El Año de la Furia, El Reino
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    Thriller, Drama, Suspense
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 26, 2015
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  • Student Project:
  • Warsaw International Film Festival
  • The Platino Awards for Iberoamerican Cinema
  • Pusan International Film Festival

    Winner: Audience Award
  • Huelva Latin American Film Festival

    Winner: Silver Colon
  • Guadalajara International Film Festival

    Winner: Mayahuel Award
  • Chicago International Film Festival

    Nominee: Gold Hugo
  • Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

    Winner: Silver Condor for Best Film, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Best Makeup. Nominee for Best Editing, Best Screenplay, Best Sound and Best Director.
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Argentina

    Winner: Best Actor, Best Makeup, Best Screenplay and Nominee for Best Art Direction, Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Film.
Distribution Information
  • Netflix
Director - Sebastián Schindel