EL NINO PEZ – THE FISH CHILD

A film by Lucia Puenzo

Cast : Emme, Inés Efron, Mariela Vitale, Pep Munne

2008 / drama. thriller / Argentina / original title : EL NIÑO PEZ / 96’ / Color / status : completed / General Audience / long feature-film / French catalog

Lala, a teenager from the most exclusive suburban neighborhood in Argentina is in love with the Guayi, the 20-year-old Payaguayan maid working for her father. They dream of living together in Paraguay, at the shores of Lake Ypoá, robbing every purse and wallet in the house to fulfill their dream, hiding the money in a shoe box. But when the box is full, it bursts, fueled by desire, jealousy and rage. Revenge, risk, sex and blood weave a plot that finds a way out from the uncertainty with which young people live in the same world they condemn.
“Very appealing love story turns into exciting thriller.” The Hollywood Reporter

Press

“« Ce conte au féminin confirme la sensibilité et le talent de la réalisatrice de XXY. »”

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