Blessed by Fire (2007)

Blessed by Fire
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 43mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Foreign
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Gustavo Romero Borri Source Material (from book: "Illuminados por el fuego") 120786 4000006
Hugo Lescano Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Edgardo Esteban Source Material (from book: "Illuminados por el fuego") 120786 4000005
Gustavo Romero Borri Screenplay n/a 120778 4000004
Miguel Bonasso Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Edgardo Esteban Screenplay n/a 120778 4000003
Javier Julia Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Alejandro Brodersohn Editor n/a 172 7000001
Julio Suarez Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Martin Grignaschi Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Graciela Fraguglia Art Director n/a 183 9000001
Federico Bonasso Music n/a 120781 8000002
Leon Gieco Music n/a 120781 8000001
Tristan Bauer Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Veronica Fiorito Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Víctor Hugo Carrizo Actor n/a 1 1000005
Arturo Bonin Actor n/a 1 1000006
Cesar Albarracin Actor Juan 1 1000004
Pablo Ribba Actor Alberto Vargas 1 1000003
Virginia Innocenti Actor Marta 1 1000002
Juan Leyrado Actor n/a 1 1000007
Marcelo Chaparro Actor n/a 1 1000008
Marta Parga Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Floppi Lunt Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Carlos Ruta Producer n/a 3 3000001
Tristan Bauer Director n/a 2 2000001
Tony Lestingui Actor n/a 1 1000009
Gaston Pauls Actor Esteban Leguizamon 1 1000001
Synopsis
A narration of the memories of a 40-year-old man, Esteban Leguizamon, who was sent to fight on Malvinas Islands in 1982 at the age of 18. A friend's attempted suicide triggers off the memories of the war times he shared with two young privates: Vargas, the suicide, and Juan, who was killed on the battlefield. Thus, the horrors of war itself, together with the ailments of hunger and cold weather are interwoven with the stories of friendship and fellowship. From Esteban's point of view, the movie shows the slow and gradual immersion of their fragile lives into the heart of death itself. Twenty years after the war, Esteban decides to return to the islands to come to terms with his past and heal old wounds.
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