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The duel

ARGENTINA / 15 MIN / 2014 / FICTION / DCP 2K / 16:9 / DOLBY 5.1 / COLOR

Subtitles available: English, French, German, Spanish
In a little southern town, Julio Ernesto is murdered. The event seems to be part of a legend. The police sheriff begins an investigation through all witnesses trying to reconstruct the last hours of the life of the victim.
En un pueblo al sur, Julio Ernesto es asesinado en el marco de una leyenda. El comisario inicia una investigación policial y a través de testigos reconstruye las últimas horas de la víctima intentando esclarecer el crimen.

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Festivals & Awards
  • 15º Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre (Argentina, 2014)
  • Mórbido Film Fest (Mexico, 2014)
  • Festival Internacional de Cine de Lima (Peru, 2015)
  • 8º Festival Cine del Mar (Uruguay, 2015)
  • Festival Audiovisual Bariloche (Argentina, 2015)
  • Festival Nacional de Cine Esteban Echeverria (Argentina, 2015)
  • 27º Festival de Girona (Spain, 2015)
  • Festival de Cine Corto Rodado (Argentina, 2015)
  • Pizza Birra y Cortos (Argentina, 2015)
  • Video Jujuy Cortos (Argentina, 2015)
  • 10º Festival Latinoamericano de cortometrajes Cortala Tucumán (Argentina, 2016)
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cast

Larry de Clay (Raúl Biaggioni), Diego Cremonesi, Julio Luis Salerno, Rubén Osvaldo Boazzo, Héctor Ricardo González, Martín Tecchi, Leandro Melián, Rodrigo Álvarez, Gerardo Daniel Fabris, Mauricio Eduardo Arduin

written and directed by

Andrés Arduin

executive producer

Juan María Richieri

cinematographer

Carlos Brown

art director

Cecilia Orsini

sound design

Federico Coloma

film editor

Santiago Alujas

original music

Leandro Lagunas, Federico Coloma

distribution and world sales

ShortsFit

director's bio

Andrés Arduin was born at Rio Colorado (Rio Negro, Argentina) in 1978. He studied Audiovisual Communication at “Facultad de Bellas Artes” at La Plata, where he resides. He works for the production company Torneos as a media editor and he works freelance as an editor for fictions, documentaries and advertising. He is also into animation. “The duel” is his first professional work as a writer and director.