HD- DCP - 2017 - Argentina - 94 - Color
THE GERMAN NEIGHBOUR
EL VECINO ALEMAN (original title)
A film by Rosario Cervio and Martin Liji
“Long live Germany! Long live Austria! Long live Argentina! These are the countries with which I have been most connected and which I will not forget. I had to obey the rules of war and my flag. I am ready.”
Last words of Adolf Eichmann,
Thursday evening on May 31st, 1962 at the gallows of Ramla prison
In 1960 Adolf Eichmann was kidnapped in Buenos Aires and taken illegally to Jerusalem for a trial.
A pure documentary integrating archive materials, the film shows through the eyes and research work of Renate, a young journalist, the awkward life of Adolf Eichmann in Argentina contrasting with the crimes he is defending against in Israel.
Rosario Cervio and Martin Liji
She was born in 1985 in Adrogué, Buenos Aires. She studied history and philosophy at UCA (Universidad Catolica Argentina) and Film Direction at Universidad del Cine. She directed “Guernica” and ¨Las segundas¨, both premiered at the BAFICI (2010 and 2012 respectively. ¨Las segundas¨, won the Jury Prize for Best Short Film at Camboriu Festival (Brazil, 2013).
He was born in 1984 in Buenos Aires. Produced the ¨ Guernica” (2010) and ¨Las Segundas¨(2012) short film, directed by Rosario Cervio. Both were released in the BAFICI 2010 and 2012, respectively. He is the director and screenwriter of the short film ¨ Bohemia¨ (2015).
Original language: Spanish, German, English, Hebrew
Produced by: Nana Cine
31e Festival International Cine De Mar Del Plata