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Felicidades (2000)
Starring: Carlos Belloso, Alfredo Casero, Pablo Cedron, Luis Machin, Gaston Pauls, Silke
Director: Lucho Bender
Category: Avant Garde, Foreign, Comedy
Studio: Vanguard
100 mins



A Film by Lucho Bender

Felicidades is an expression that means "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Holidays." The film takes place in a hot and humid Buenos Aires on Christmas Eve and everything seems to be going wrong for everyone. A broken down car, a dead pet, the gift that can't be found, love that can't happen. It is the season to be jolly and everyone is trying but reality is closer to a nightmare than to a dream in which everything is about to happen but doesn't. Ultimately these characters still have hopes to make a toast for a world that is just a little better.


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