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The Pugilist

Buenos Aires, 1946. In an important stadium is going to take place the farewell fight of “El Ganso” Acosta, one of the biggest boxing champions in the country. Shortly before the start of the fight, his opponent disappears. Vicente, an inexperienced fan of the honoree shows up as a replacement to face his idol despite all the obstacles that the business would put on him.

  • Gerardo Tassan
  • Gerardo Tassan
  • Diega Pogo
  • Jorge Berman
    Key Cast
  • Nestor Demaestri
    Key Cast
  • Claudio Santorelli
    Key Cast
  • Gerardo Tassan
    Key Cast
  • Jorge Lorenzo
    Key Cast
  • Carlos Villalba
    Key Cast
  • Daniel Santamaria
    Key Cast
  • Sebastián Diaz
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    El Púgil
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  • Genres:
    Dramatic comedy
  • Runtime:
    23 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    November 22, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    4,500 USD
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
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Director Biography - Gerardo Tassan

Gerardo Tassan is an actor, writer and director. He took his first steps in 2012, when he began his acting training. Later he started to write short stories and short plays. It was in 2016 when he ventured into self-taught directing with his web series “Muy Bien Gerry!”, which also writes and stars.

Now he's working on his second shortfilm and uploading short-stories and monologues in Youtube.

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