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RAMIREZ The Musical Drama Film

This film by Lucio V Stoppello, with general direction by Daniel González Rebolledo and musical direction by Eduardo Retamar, composer of the original soundtrack, narrates the vicissitudes of the women who accompanied the Entre Ríos caudillo Francisco "Pancho" Ramírez, determined to recover their head severed in battle.

The film, faithful to the style of Murnau's cinema in the early days, focuses on the vision that the ghost of General Ramírez himself, assassinated and beheaded, has from the afterlife, attending in the front row the behind-the-scenes that would lead him to his death. brutal end, at the age of 35, in 1821.

Betrayed and mutilated by his own subordinates in command, who had agreed with Buenos Aires, Santa Fé and Córdoba, the end of the Republic of Entre Ríos, a dream of Glory and Freedom that came to an end with the death of Francisco Ramírez, a figure real, historical, hero from Entre Ríos and from the nascent Argentine Nation. Next to him appear other historical figures from Entre Ríos and little-known Argentine history such as General Mansilla, Brigadier General Anacleto Medina, of the Guarani ethnic group, a soldier who fought under the command of General Artigas in Uruguay, La Delfina Coronel, a brave women and love of Gral. Ramírez.

The work shows the courage, determination and bravery of a group of women from the environment of Francisco Ramírez, the Supreme Entre Ríos.

The women protagonists and pillars of the work are: Tadea Jordán, mother of the Gral and other figures in the history of Entre Ríos; Delfina, Portuguese, a brave woman, a true horsewoman of the time and a leading historical figure; Norberta Calvento; Margarita, sister of Francisco Ramírez; and Segunda, sister of Norberta and lover of Gral. Justo José de Urquiza.

Six actors complete the cast of male characters, a choral formation of forty voices and a live orchestra, complement the comprehensiveness of the staging.

Place of the events: Villa del Arroyo de la China, at the beginning of the second decade of the 19th century. 1821. Conception of Uruguay, Entre Ríos.

  • Lucio V Stoppello
    Director
  • Daniel González Rebolledo
    Writer
  • Lucio V Stoppello
    Producer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    RAMIREZ La película del Drama Musical
  • Project Type:
    Television, Web / New Media, Other
  • Genres:
    Musical, Drama, Romance, Bélica, War, Film, Largometraje, Epica, Histórica, Ficción Histórica, Teatro, Theatre
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 29 minutes 54 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    515,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Argentina
  • Country of Filming:
    Argentina
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 35mm.
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Lift-Off Sessions Film Festival London 2023
    London
    United Kingdom
    January 16, 2023
    United Kingdom Premiere - Pinewood Studios
    Official Selection
  • GFX 2022 Challenge Grant Program Award ©FUJIFILM
  • Sony World Photography Awards 2023
Director Biography - Lucio V Stoppello

Filmmaker. Producer. Content creator for Cinema, Radio, TV. First film as a filmmaker: "RAMÍREZ, The Movie of Folk Musical Drama", feature film and shorts from the play and script by Daniel González Rebolledo, with original music and choir and orchestra direction by Eduardo Retamar and a cast of 41 artists from Entre Rios, Argentina.

Digital format, in post-production, feature film and short of 15 minutes. Deluxe, sepia, black and white, color. The promotional material includes drawings, pictures of battles and recreated scenes from the early 19th century, color and sepia photographs. In addition to the film in feature, medium and short format, a series of 7 Chapters, a teletheater for TV and stream platforms, a classic radio drama, podcast and sound fiction were made.

The contents will be promoted at international festivals from 2023.

The promotional tour of "RAMIREZ, La película del musical folk" will be the longest possible in history. With a high production budget, it seeks to bring together sponsors, brands, distributors, showrooms, and TV and streaming channels and services.

The musical film, about the tragedy and drama of Ramírez, is an independent production and the first feature film of the hero and caudillo in the history of the province of Entre Ríos, Argentina.

Lucio Stoppello is a sound, mixing, audio and video engineer with 30 years of experience recording content for radio, television and advertising. Author, musician and composer. Discographic producer. Photographer. Plastic artist, draftsman, designer and digital artist.

Lucio V has created soundscapes, sound effects, SFX, foley, soundtracks, teaser and trailers, scoring for series and movies. Soundtrack arrangements on the WestWorld and Bridgerton series, featuring pieces recorded by Spitfire Studios, with their Symphony Orchestra and BBC London Symphony Orchestra. Products created with the best composers and performers in the world, at Air Studios, Abbey Road or SA Recordings.

Member of the Association of Sound Engineers. Since 2012 Mixing with the Masters: Michael Brauer, Eddie Kramer, Tony Maserati, Joe Chiccarelli, Hans Zimmer, Ed Cherney, Sylvia Massy, Steve Albini, Manny Marroquin, Jack Joseph Puig, Greg Wells, Timbaland, Larry Klein, John Powell , Jack Antonoff, Bob ClearMountain, Rafa Sardina, Finneas O'Connell, John Greenham, Al Schmitt, Andrew Scheps, Chris Lord-Alge, Andy Wallace, Alan Parsons, and Alan Meyerson.

His most recent intervention in graphic content and digital art (banners, flyers, posters) for Warner Pictures' "Black Adam" (2022) with Dwayne Johnson, Pierce Brosnan and a stellar cast.

Before that, he intervened in pieces such as "The Dark Tower" (2017) with a soundtrack by Junkie XL. Soundtrack arrangements, music, lyrics and SFX for Bleeding Fingers on a master piece by Hans Zimmer "Destiny's Door" (2012).

He attended the international film festivals in Berlin, CANNES, Biennale Cinema di Venezia, San Sebastián, the Golden Globes and Academy Awards ceremony in 2017 and 2018. In 2020 and 2021 he participated via zoom and stream in these events.

In film and production he has had master classes from directors such as Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, Spike Lee or Judd Apatow, Jodie Foster and several master classes with Werner Herzog. At Cannes 2017 he attended a masterclass with Clint Eastwood. The same year he met the maestro Ennio Morricone at the 59th Grammy Awards. Cinema legends, like the great Alessandro Alessandroni, the great master who composed more than 40 legendary movie soundtracks and countless archival works.

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