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Man Facing Southeast [DVD] [1986]


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    Special Features

    • Booklet with Director's Statement and essay by film historian Nancy J. Membrez
    • Director Eliseo Subiela
    • Director of Photography Ricardo DeAngelis
    • Interviews with:
    • Lead Actor Hugo Soto


    Man Facing Southeast
    This Argentine film freshens up an old cinematic device: juxtaposing science fiction and religion. A Buenos Aires mental hospital is thrown into an uproar when a mysterious male patient appears out of nowhere. As the psychiatrists grill the stranger, he sticks to a story that suggests that his origins are far from earthly. In fact, if his seemingly supernatural powers are any proof, he may well be a space alien. Unable to comprehend the incomprehensible, the authorities decide to lock the visitor away from public view, maybe even put an end to his life--and the analogies to Christ and Christianity are lost on no one. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

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      Lorenzs Quinteros - Dr. Dennis
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      Hugo Soto - Rantes
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      Rubens W. Correa - Dr. Prieto
    • Jean Pierre Reguerraz
      Jean Pierre Reguerraz
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      Cristina Scaramuzza - Nurse

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