Gustavo fontán

Gustavo fontán is a filmmaker and Argentine who was born on December 24, 1960 in Banfield, Buenos Aires province, Argentina, Theatre.

Professional activity

Graduated in letters at the Faculty of philosophy and literature from the University of Buenos Aires and made filmmaking courses. He is Professor at the Faculty of social sciences of the National University of Lomas de Zamora. He directed fiction films and documentaries, he has written stories, poems and dramas, and theatre director. He directed the short films light of autumn (1992) and swan song (1994). The latter into the figure and the poetics of James Fijman, a poet who lived 30 years boarding at the Psychiatric Hospital Borda in Buenos Aires. Then came medium-length the films rites of passage (1997), a film of Marechal or the battle of los Angeles (2001), a documentary about the Argentine writer Leopoldo marechal and experimental film on the figure of Argentine writer Macedonio Fernández (1997).

In 1994 was Assistant Director in the documentary Ladybug and Perichona directed by Clara zapettini and Regina, directed by Laura Búa, both produced by Lita stantic.

In 2003 he released his first feature film where the Sun falls, which was the last film directed by Alfonso De grazia, which also starred Mónica gazpio, who participated the Festival of cinema of Mar del Plata international in 2003 Film Festival, Lleida, where he received the audience award and the Toulouse Film Festival in 2002. In 2003 he collaborated on the screenplay of the Southern Cross, film directed by Pablo Reyero competed at the Cannes International Film Festival of theatre director 2003.Como recall its sunsets of the stripping of Griselda gambaro and Carlos gorostiza accompaniment.

Theatre director

* The stripping, Griselda gambaro (2000)

* Hopefully come soon and the bird of the River, of his own (1998)

* Accompaniment, Carlos gorostiza (1996)

* Threshold for alone two of his own (1995)

* The wonderful world of animal: sheep

Filmography

Film director

* Elegy for April (2010)

* The mother (2009)

* The Bank that abisma (2008)

* The tree (2006)

* The invisible landscape (2003). Medium.

* Where the Sun falls (2002)

* Marechal, or the battle of los Angeles (2001). Medium 63 min.

* Rites of passage (1997). Medium 60 min.

* Swan song (1994). Short film 20 minutes.

* Autumn light (1992). Short 30 min.

Screenwriter

* Elegy for April (2010)

* The mother (2009)

* The Bank that abisma (2008)

* The tree (2006)

* The invisible landscape (2003). Medium.

* Where the Sun falls (2002)

* The Southern Cross (2002)

* Marechal, or the battle of los Angeles (2001). Medium.

* Rites of passage (1997). Medium.

* Swan song (1994). Short film.

* Autumn light (1992). Short film.

Producer

* The mother (2009)

* The invisible landscape (2003). Medium.

* Where the Sun falls (2002)

Assistant Director

* Ladybug and Perichona (1994)

* Regina (1994)

Actor

* The tree (2006)

References

* «Gustavo fontán». Retrieved 2010-10-23.

* Manrupe, Raul; Portela, Maria Alexandra (2003). A dictionary of Argentine films II 1996-2002. Buenos Aires, Editorial Corregidor. ISBN 950-05-1525-3.