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Las acacias

2011 - SPANISH - MOVIE

Drama

  • Jini Score
    64%
  • Critics Score
    71%
  • Rating
    6.8/10
  • Award Winner
  • Jini Score
    64%
  • Critics Score
    71%
  • Rating
    6.8/10
  • Award Winner
Rubén is a lonely truck driver who has been taking the motorway from Asunción, Paraguay to Buenos Aires, Argentina for years, carrying wood. However, today's journey is different because of Jacinta, who accompanies him as his passenger all the way to Buenos Aires. What's , Rubén finds out at the very moment that her little Anahí, who's 8 months old, travels with them. As kilometres go by, the relationship between Rubén and Jacinta will grow. They will slowly sip into each other's soul. None of them talks much about their lives. None asks much either. It's a few word journey but it is not a silent one. Written by Anonymous Las acacias is a 2011 Spanish-language Drama movie starring Germ N De Silva, Hebe Duarte, Germán De Silva, Nayra Calle Mamani, Monica Coca and Lili Lopez. Las acacias was Produced by Veronica Cura, Ariel Rotter, Alex Zito, Pablo Giorgelli, Eduardo Carneros and Esteban Ibarrexte. Las acacias is written by Pablo Giorgelli and Salvador Roselli and it is directed by Pablo Giorgelli. Las acacias was released on 14th October 2011 and takes a screen time of 96 minutes. Cinematography was done by Diego Poleri and editing by Maria Astrauskas

Las acacias Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 5.0/5

100%

Positive Review Rating : 62%

62%
  • Screen Daily

    'The strength of Las Acacias lies in its simplicity and acutely observed range of easily recognisable human emotions.' ( Read More )
  • Village Voice

    Even with its initial long stretches of silence, the film never feels clinical or cold, but rather compassionate and curious. ( Read More )
  • Cine Vue

    Las Acacias speaks quietly but powerfully, the perfect argument for the universal language of cinema. ( Read More )
  • Film Comment

    A small and amazingly rich movie, but its 85 minutes passed as if they were no time at all, and I immediately wanted to see it again, so much did it tap into the experience of being alive in the mo... ( Read More )
  • Ion Cinema

    But the limited narrative wouldnt go anywhere if it werent for the subtly crafted performances from the two leads. ( Read More )
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Awards for Las acacias
  • Cannes Film Festival
    4 WON
    9 NOMINATIONS
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Argentina
    2 WON
    12 NOMINATIONS
  • Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards
    2 WON
    12 NOMINATIONS
  • Bratislava International Film Festival
    3 WON
    6 NOMINATIONS
  • Molodist International Film Festival
    1 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • Lima Latin American Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • British Film Institute Awards
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Bergen International Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Biarritz International Festival of Latin American Cinema
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Oslo Films from the South Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • San Sebastián International Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Bombay International Film Festival
    1 WON
    2 NOMINATIONS
  • Cartagena Film Festival
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Miami Film Festival
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Zurich Film Festival
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • World Cinema Amsterdam
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Satellite Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS