Ariel is an attractive gay boy who lives with his older sister and their father in a rural area in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. In his puberty Ariel was seduced by a Catholic priest named Omar, who constantly takes advantage of his innocence and lack of experience playing with his emotions. Sick of this situation Ariel ends the relationship. Ariel’s painful search for love is crowned when he meets a young rustler named Ramirez, who lives in hiding harassed by the police.
Argentinean filmmaker, producer and writer born in Quilmes, in the Buenos Aires region in 1964. He studied film in Avellaneda in the 1980s. After that, he disappeared from the film scene but returned in 2005 with the short film Bosques. Since then, he has produced more than 12 feature films with his own production company Cinebruto, including awardwinning titles like Dog Molina (2014) and Viking (2009). He has also turned to other media, like VR, with Brooklyn Experience (2017). In 2018, IFFR dedicated a retrospective to Campusano’s work.
Wednesday 23: Cervantes Theater, 7 pm (Press preference pass)
Thursday 24: Calderón Theater, 4 pm
Friday 25: Carrión Theater, 22.30