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Azor (2021)

Opens on September 24

Director: Andreas Fontana Run Time: 100 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2021

Starring: Alexandre Trocki, Elli Medeiros, Fabrizio Rongione, Juan Pablo Geretto, Stéphanie Cléau

Country: Switzerland, France, Argentina
Language: French, Spanish, English

“a supremely confident debut…Azor builds the mystery with such engrossing cleverness”

—Jay Weissberg for Variety

About the film:

Official Selection of Berlin International Film Festival 2021. Argentina, the late 1970s. Private banker Yvan arrives from Geneva to replace a colleague who has mysteriously disappeared in military-ruled Buenos Aires. Moving through a society under surveillance, he finds himself untangling a sinister web of colonialism, high finance, and a nation’s “Dirty War”.

About the filmmaker:

Andreas Fontana was born in Geneva, Switzerland in 1982. He studied comparative literature and film production in Geneva, and trained as a production assistant in Buenos Aires. His short documentary Pedro M, 1981 was nominated for a Swiss Film Award. His debut feature, Azor, immerses the audience in an elite world of corruption and colonial privilege. Read more here.

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