Heroic Losers

Heroic Losers

Original title: La odisea de los giles
Director: Sebastian Borensztein
Cast: Ricardo Darín, Chino Darín, Luis Brandoni
Country: Argentina, Spain
Year of production: 2019
Length (min): 116
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English, Czech
Sales: Film Factory Entertainment
Section: Comedy Competition
Sponsors: Velvyslanectví Argentinské republiky, Instituto Cervantes

A group of friends led by former football player Fermin decide to put their savings together for an agricultural project. One day after they deposit the money in a bank, Argentina suffers an economic collapse and the money is blocked. Moreover, they find out they have been tricked by an unscrupulous lawyer and the bank manager. What if they could get to their savings again? Based on a novel by Eduardo Sacheri, this suspenseful comedy is a new contribution to the heist genre.

Sebastian Borensztein

The Argentinian screenwriter and director is one of the country's most successful television creators. In 2005, he debuted with The Die Is Cast, and his Chinese Take-Away (2011) was awarded a Goya for the Best Ibero-American Film by the Spanish Film Academy.

With support

Velvyslanectví Argentinské republiky
Instituto Cervantes

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