Argentinian Film Rojo to Continue Screening for Third Week at Zawya Cinema
Argentinian film Rojo by director Benjamin Naishtat continues screening for the third week in a row at Zawya Cinema. . The film is slated to have two screening times; on Thursday, January 14 at 6:30 pm, and Sunday, January 17 at 6:30 pm.
The film has previously had an extensive tour across international festivals, where it won a number of awards, including seven awards at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Argentina; Best Actor, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Film, Best Sound and Best Screenplay (Original). It has also previously landed its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival.
Set in the mid-70s, the film opens with a strange man arriving to a quiet city. Setting in a restaurant, abruptly and out of the blue, he starts shouting insulting Claudio, a renowned lawyer. Everyone around stands with the lawyer and the man is thrown out of the restaurant. Holding a grudge, later that night the man intercepts Claudio and his wife Susana. The incident that takes Claudio in a danger-filled journey involving death, secrets and silences.
Directed and written by Benjamin Naishtat, the film stars Dar√≠o Grandinetti, Alfredo Castro, Andrea Frigerio, and Claudio Mart√≠nez Bel. MAD Solutions handles the film¬ís distribution in the Arab world.