Director, Script Writer ARGENTINA

Santiago MITRE

Santiago MITRE
Biography

Santiago Mitre was born in Buenos Aires in 1980. In 2004, he co-directed with Alejandro Fadel, Martin Mauregui, and Juan Schnitman, El amor (1ª parte), a feature that was presented at BAFICI and Settimana Internazionale della Critica in Venice, among other festivals. He wrote three features films for Pablo Trapero: Leonera (Cannes Competition – 2008), Carancho (Un Certain Regard – 2010) and Elefante Blanco (Un Certain Regard – 2012). He also wrote together with Israel Caetano, Damián Szifron and Walter Salles. In 2011, he co-produced his first feature film as writer and director, El Estudiante. The film received numerous awards such as Locarno’s Special Jury Prize/Cineasti del Presente, Best Film in Gijón and Cartagena, FIPRESCI Best Argentinean film 2011. His second feature film as writer and director La Patota (Paulina), premiered internationally at La Semaine de la Critique Cannes 2015, where it was awarded the Nespresso Grand Prix as well as the FIPRESCI award.

Films presented at Cannes

LA CORDILLERA THE SUMMIT 2017 Un Certain Regard Director , Script / Dialogue
ELEFANTE BLANCO WHITE ELEPHANT 2012 Un Certain Regard Script / Dialogue
7 DÍAS EN LA HABANA 7 DAYS IN HAVANA 2012 Un Certain Regard Script / Dialogue
CARANCHO 2010 Un Certain Regard Script / Dialogue
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Directors

André DELVAUX

André DELVAUX

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Eduardo VALENTE

Eduardo VALENTE

Elad KEIDAN

Elad KEIDAN

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George Roy HILL

George Roy HILL

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Henri DE GERLACHE

Henri DE GERLACHE

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Henri-Georges CLOUZOT

Henri-Georges CLOUZOT

Isabel COIXET

Isabel COIXET

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Michael  SPICCIA

Michael SPICCIA

Quentin TARANTINO

Quentin TARANTINO

Director, Actor, Script Writer
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