David Blaustein is a film director and screenwriter born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1953, is known for his association with film attached to the political theme.

Professional career

Blaustein directed film hunters of utopias, a documentary produced by the State Agency National Institute of cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) which premiered on March 21, 1996. The film is based on recent interviews people who performed at the organization Montoneros guerrilla during the 1970s was already several criticized:

Gonzalo Aguilar critic wrote about it that:

“The model chosen by David Blaustein is the worst possible option when documentary filmmaking politician comes to girarme clear that film Blaustein from being a story guerrilla, their proposals and their defecciones, their expectations and their failure, was more than anything a pious exercise but at the same time tremendously frustrating and frustrated recover history montoneros, not to understand it, evaluate it, discuss it, and finally to question it, but for endiosar it, and finally to be used as a pretext to demonize the present exaltation to the past and ultimately emptying of meaning to the possible political projects today.”

For its part Piscitelli thinks:

“Criticism of the film are many but all are summarized in a comment to make Gabriela cerruti in page / 12 in 1995 where he argued that utopias hunters a feat, a more than two hour movie about the history of the montoneros named not once Firmenich, Galimberti, lost or Vaca narvaja” and adds “the film poses as an idealization of the past and a relationship unresolved leader who vehiculizan behind of a melancholic music (in charge of Litto Nebbia) presentation of testimonies according to charges in military organization, intimate tone and a permanent comparison between life in the 1970s, pure adrenaline, promise, weeding, proposal, idealization and work daily from these superheroes converted into wheels of a system that not recognized the exceptionality or delivery…”In the film there is a permanent demise of the present. “If the aim of the film was originally telling to develop the defeat, it ends turned into a repeat and caught between the mourning and Melancholia justification”.[ 1 ] For Julio barbarian in the movie “there is a 50 per cent of arrogance and 50% of imbecility perfect blend”

He subsequently directed spoils of war, a documentary released on 20 April 2000 which has as subject the task of the Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo to search, find and contain secuestrados-detenidos children during the dictatorship military argentina (1976-1983).

Father Ivan directed by María Inés Roqué about his own script, which premiered on July 29 of 2004, reflecting the gaze of the Director on his father Juan July Roqué, was one of the founding members of the Organization guerrilla Revolutionary armed forces (FAR) and leader of the Organization guerrilla Montoneros was also a producer in the documentary film. Roqué, who was killed by the dictatorship military in 1977, had been responsible for, among other actions, the assassination of Secretary General of the General Confederation of labour of José Ignacio rucci occurred during the constitutional Government headed by Raúl Alberto lastiri,

Between 2008 and 2009 he led soy beans, a documentary film produced by the State Agency National Institute of cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) which was released on 21 may 2009, on the conflict between agricultural producers and the Government in Argentina between March and July 2008.



* Soy beans (2009)

* Make homeland (2006)

* Shadow lane (2005)

* Germán (medium) (2005)

* When the Saints come marching (2004)

* Father Ivan (2004)

* (H) everyday stories (2001)

* Spoils of war (2000)

* Falklands: History of betrayals (1984)


* Soy beans (2009)

* Rebelled fragments (2009)

* Make homeland (2006)

* Spoils of war (2000)

* Hunters of utopias (1996)


* Germán (2005)

* Spoils of war (2000)

* Hidden City (1980)


* 24 hours (some is untapped) (1997)

General advice

* Rerum Novarum (2001)


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

* Piscitelli. «Cindocumentando the past.» «When subjectivism invades it all “. Retrieved 2-6-2010.