Tag Archives: Alejo Moguillansky

Alejo Moguillansky – La vendedora de fósforos AKA The Little Match Girl (2017)

Andersen’s “Little Match Girl”, Bresson’s donkey, the relationship between a German guerrilla and an Argentine pianist, and Helmut Lachenmann trying to stage an opera with the orchestra of the Teatro Colón on strike. In the middle of all that, Marie and Walter try to survive with their daughter. Read More »

Alejo Moguillansky & Fia-Stina Sandlund – El escarabajo de oro AKA The Gold Bug (2014)

Feminism, Victoria Benedictsson, Leandro N. Alem, the Radical Party in Argentina, suicide, stunts, Edgar Allan Poe, the complicated relationship between low-budget films with a political message and the film industry, Robert Louis Stevenson, fiction, facts, greed, gold treasure left by the Jesuits in Argentina, the 19th century vs. the present and the search for truth and wisdom form the background for this portrait of a clash between a Swedish artist and an Argentinian director (Viennale) Read More »