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El Espanto
La Terreur
The Dread
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AUTEUR(S)-RÉALISATEUR(S)

Martín Benchimol, Pablo Aparo

IMAGE

Fernando Lorenzale, Martín Benchimol

SON

Manuel de Andrés

MONTAGE

Anita Remón

PRODUCTION / DIFFUSION

Machita

ORGANISME(S) DÉTENTEUR(S) ou DÉPOSITAIRE(S)

Machita

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Dans une ville perdue en Argentine, les remèdes maison remplacent la médecine traditionnelle. Chaque maladie est traitée par des voisins, à l'exception de "la terreur", une condition étrange qui ne peut être guérie que par un vieil homme que personne n'ose aller voir.

The residents of the Argentine village of El Dorado don’t like doctors. Anything short of a surgical procedure they can take care of themselves. Each of them has his or her own specialities and methods. Some heal from a distance—just send a text message, the patient makes the sign of the cross and it’s taken care of—while others use a special piece of string or incantation. For a toothache, hold a frog against your cheek. There's one man who can heal the dreaded affliction known as espanto, a mortal fear. How does 65-year-old Jorge do this? People prefer to keep it a secret, but those who have undergone his treatment will tell you it’s very effective. Meanwhile, the men won’t let their wives see Jorge for anything. In this drily comic film with a light touch, the villagers tell us their stories, exposing the inaccuracy of their theories and the mystery concealed behind them.

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  • Le 24 Avril 2017
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