El estudiante (The Student)
El estudiante (The Student) (2013)

Young Roque Espinosa arrives in Buenos Aires City to attend the university. Not long after, he realizes he has no real interest in his studies. Somewhat adrift, he begins to wander the university grounds, making friends and meeting women.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 22, 2013
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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

It's something of a one-note groove, but Mr. Mitre knows how to play it.

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Jared Eisenstat
Film Comment Magazine

The film is not about actual idealism or political programs, or preferences for certain economic policies; it's about the social aspect of politics, the ways that the personal enters the political and that politics can become a game.

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Eric Hynes
Time Out

Argentine screenwriter turned director Santiago Mitre's drama thrusts us into a maelstrom of intrigue and a bewilderingly fractious debate without fear of losing us along the way.

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Aaron Cutler
Village Voice

The film's great force initially disguises how an electoral movement's cries for liberty are called to win followers.

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