After being scammed into bankruptcy, a community of working-class Argentines band together to devise the ultimate payback – an elaborate money heist inspired by the movies – in Sebastián Borensztein’s winning underdog comedy.
La Odisea de los Giles
Argentina 2019 | 117 minutes | In Spanish with English subtitles | Censors rating: M offensive language
Director: Sebastián Borensztein | With: Ricardo Darín, Luis Brandoni, Chino Darín, Verónica Llinás, Daniel Aráoz, Carlos Belloso, Marco Antonio Caponi, Rita Cortese, Andrés Parra
- Online Rental: Sat 25 Jul, 10:00am until Fri 31 Jul, 11:00pm
Tickets on sale from 25 Jul.
- In Cinema Screenings:
Fri 24 Jul, 5:50pm The Capitol Cinema, Auckland*
Fri 24 Jul, 7:00pm Monterey Cinemas Howick, Auckland*
Sat 25 Jul, 11:00am MTG Century Theatre, Hawke's Bay*
Sat 25 Jul, 1:00pm SBS St James Theatre, Gore*
Sat 25 Jul, 2:00pm Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth*
Sat 25 Jul, 3:00pm Monterey Cinemas Takapuna, Auckland*
Sat 25 Jul, 4:00pm Rialto, Tauranga*
Tue 28 Jul, 11:00am Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth*
Fri 31 Jul, 6:15pm ASB Waterfront Theatre, Auckland
Sun 2 Aug, 3:45pm Lumière Cinemas, Christchurch*
* Tickets on sale from individual cinemas
About the Filmmaker:
Sebastián Borensztein was born in Buenos Aires. Before directing features, he was a prolific and award-winning TV producer, writer and director. HEROIC LOSERS is his latest film. Selected filmography: Kóblic (2016), Chinese Take-out (2011), Sin Memoria (2010), the Die Is Cast (2005).
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