Osvaldo Víctor Mantello

Almost two decades were necessary to make the documentary Osvaldo Víctor Mantello. The project started as a personal search for hear the words of those who knew my father and later became a feature film project. The construction of the film take place in parallel with the return of the trials of Crimes against humanity in Argentina, the work carried out by the EAAF (Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team) and thereunion of those who were my father´s comrades.

  • Juan Pablo Mantello
    Director
  • Ximena González
    Assistant Director
  • Juan Pablo Mantello
    Producer
  • Ximena González
    Producer
  • Juan Pablo Mantello
    Writer
  • María Susana Reyes
    Key Cast
  • Cesar Vigne
    Key Cast
  • Juan Pablo Mantello
    Film editing
  • Ximena González
    Film editing
  • Andres Perugini
    Sound Editor
  • Lucila Kesselman
    Color Editor
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Osvaldo Víctor Mantello
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 35 minutes 38 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 20, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    30,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Argentina
  • Country of Filming:
    Argentina
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Distribution Information
  • Juan Pablo Mantello
    Distributor
    Country: Argentina
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Juan Pablo Mantello

Juan Pablo Mantello was born in the City of Buenos Aires in 1977. He graduated from the Filmmaking career at IDAC (Institute of Cinematographic Arts of Avellaneda), graduated in Art Criticism (specialty in cinema) at UNA (National University of the Arts). He is doing a master's degree in Sociology of Culture at IDAES / UNSAM (Institute of High Social Studies / National University of San Martín). He teaches film and cultural management classes.
He has a broad militancy in the fight for Human Rights.

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Director Statement

"For each of us, art was a way of channeling pain and, surely, it must also happen to you that you suffer, when you are marginalized, when the police persecute you, and perhaps some of you will also find a way to express yourself in the arts. " (meeting between children of the disappeared and people living on the street)