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Rompecabezas (2011)

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Maria del Carmen is a forty-something housewife from the suburbs of Buenos Aires, whom everyone, including her indifferent husband and teenage sons, takes for granted. When she discovers her extraordinary gift at assembling puzzles, Maria starts to secretly train with a magnetic millionaire bachelor for Argentina’s national championship, which, if she wins, would take her to Germany and the World Puzzle Championship. At the risk of alienating her family, Maria nevertheless pursues her new passion, as she gradually comes into her own and asserts her newfound independence.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 27th, 2011 (Limited) by IFC Films, released as Puzzle
Running Time: 89 minutes
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Keywords: Foreign Language, Mid-Life Crisis, Intellectual Pursuits, Tournament
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Carousel Films, Las Ninas Pictures
Production Countries: Argentina


   Maria del Carmen
Gabriel Goity    Juan
Arturo Goetz    Roberto
Henny Trailes    Carlotta
Felipe Villanueva    Juan Pablo
Julian Doregger    Ivan
Nora Zinsky    Raquel
Marcela Guerty    Susana
Mirta Wons    Graciela
Mercedes Fraile    Carmen
Denise Groesman    Victoria
Jimena Ruiz Echazu    Carla
Pacho Guerty    Pedro
Nestor Caniglia    Ricardo

Production and Technical Credits

Executive Producer    Gabriel Pastore
Art Director    María Eugenia Sueiro
Cinematographer    Barbara Alvarez
Casting Director    Natalia Urruti
Assistant Director    Natalia Urruti
Costume Designer    Julio Suarez
Production Manager    Lucia Ries
Sound Director    Fernando Soldevila
Editor    Natacha Valerga
Composer    Alejandro Franov
Producer    Gabriel Pastore
Producer    Caroline Dhainaut
Producer    Luis Sartor
Producer    Natalia Smirnoff
Screenwriter    Natalia Smirnoff

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