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Focus Matías Piñeiro

The Argentine Matías Piñeiro is one of the most important names in the new South American cinema. His filmography is unique because it combines free adaptations of Shakespeare with the banality of the daily life of young adults in Argentina. In his generational portrait, the intimate relations between people are fragile, liquid, always in constant transformation. In these films, we both find the power of desire and the brutality of loneliness. For this reason, Piñeiro's narratives are often fragmented, exploring the potential of cinema to tell complex stories and with multiple characters, who are often mirrors of each other.