Celina Murgas


Category: IFFI 2009, Südwind-Filmpreis
Calm and without mock drama, Murga shows a group of rich children in a fenced-off compound in Buenos Aires who have the place to themselves for a week when their parents go away on a journey. What naughty things are they going to do? Teenagers and children adrift in the territory delimited by a closed neighborhood, a model scale citadel: houses with gardens, a school, a party hall, a pool. A round trip from leisure to tedium, with no fathers or mothers close, the orphaned-for-a-week kids circulate to create their own chaos regime in the commodity of an accepted prison: no one even tries to run away from there. In that everyday state of conformity, a stranger joins them. read more