Lion's Den

Lion's Den  {Leonera}
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Lion's Den
Argentina, 2008, 113 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: South Korea/Brazil
Topic: Drama
Programs: 2009 Award Winners, Awards Buzz
Language: Spanish English Sub-Titles

Awards: Official Oscar Submission 2008, Best Foreign Language Film

PSIFF 2009 JURY AWARD: FIPRESCI Award for Best Actress - Martina Gusman

Julia, a young pregnant university student, wakes up with blood on her hands and a dead man on the floor. She is arrested and convicted of murdering her lover. Sentenced to prison, she is placed in a special ward for pregnant women. Her life there becomes an unforgettable tale of self-discovery, the meaning of motherhood, and possibly a chance for redemption.

DIRECTOR: Pablo Trapero
Producer: Pablo Trapero, Youngjoo Suh
Editor: Ezequiel Borovinsky, Pablo Trapero
Screenwriter: Alejandro Fadel, Martín Mauregui, Santiago Mitre, Pablo Trapero
Cinematographer: Guillermo Nieto
Principal Cast: Martina Gusman, Rodrigo Santoro, Elli Medeiros
Filmography: Born and Bred (2006), Rolling Family (2004), El Bonaerense (2002), Crane World (1999)
Print Source: Finecut

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