:The Future Perfect / El futuro perfecto
Argentina, 2016, 65 min
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Xiaobin recently arrived in Argentina from China. She tries on names in Spanish as if she were trying on costumes, to see which suits her. She tries out new gestures to give her new role a body. She speaks the language although she doesn’t master it until she has convinced herself about her speech. Meanwhile, she uses the film as a rehearsal room to try out her future in Buenos Aires.
- Director Bio
- Festivals And Awards
Nele Wohlatz, born in 1982 in Hannover, Germany. She studied scenography at the University of Applied Arts Karlsruhe and film at the University Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires. In 2016, she was selected for the Berlinale Talents Docstation. She directed several short films and videos for theatre productions. She teaches documentary film and curates a program of German cinema at Goethe Institute Buenos Aires.
Best First Feature – Locarno IFF 2016. New Auteurs Grand Jury Award – AFI Fest 2016. Grand Prix – Bilbao IFDSh 2016. IFF Rotterdam 2017. Viennale 2017. Jihlava IDFF 2016. Zinebi FF 2017.
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