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White Elephant

White Elephant
  • 2012
  • Argentina/Spain/France
  • 110 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Pablo Trapero
  • Written by: Pablo Trapero, Alejandro Fadel, Martin Mauregui, Santiago Mitre
  • Cast: Ricardo Darin, Jeremie Renier, Martina Gusman
  • Language: Spanish
  • UK release: 26 April 2013

Rich and satisfying character study of Father Julian (Darin) and Father Nicolas (Renier), priests who work with and live among gang members, drug addicts and outcasts in the slums of Buenos Aires. With terrific performances from Darin, Renier and Gusman, it's a unique and impressive achievement.

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White Elephant

22 Feb 20134 stars

Contemplative Argentinian drama about a team of Catholic priests working in Buenos Aires' slums

In this unique and impressive drama Argentinian filmmaker Pablo Trapero (Carancho) invites us into the lives of a team of dedicated Catholic priests, led by Father Julian (Ricardo Darin), who work with and live amongst gang members, drug addicts and…

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