DÍAS DE MAYO

Original Title: Días de Mayo
Year: 2008
Duration: 103 min.
Country: Argentina

Director: Gustavo Postiglione
Guión: Gustavo Postiglione
Cast: Agustina Guirado, Santiago de Jesús Diaz, Caren Hulten, Juan Nemironsky, Antonio Birabent, Darío Grandinetti, Carlos Resta

Synopsis:
Rosario, 1969, and in the midst of the dictatorship that shook the country, a couple tries to be happy. All the inconveniences that can surround love are maximized by the greatest aberration against human rights that Argentina suffered

Reviews:

  • “…portrays a young generation convinced that it was possible to change the world.” Razonyrevolucion.org
  • “DIAS DE MAYO: a well-narrated historical-sociopolitical reconstruction of our recent yet seemingly remote past, and an entertaining piece of filmmaking that maintains the tension between revolt and social inertia, the sole alternatives many Argentines considered in those days.” Julio Nakamurakare / Herald staff

Festivals/Awards:

  • 4 Nominations for Silver Condor at Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards 2010
  • Best New Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design
  • 23th International Film Festival de Cine de Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • 59th Film Festival of Berlin, Germany
  • 11th International Human Rights Film Festival DerHumALC, Argentina