AN UNEXPECTED LOVE
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AN UNEXPECTED LOVE

Directed by Juan Vera

Info

Director: Juan Vera
Section: Spotlight
Country: Argentina
Year: 2018
PT: EL AMOR MENOS PENSADO
OT: EL AMOR MENOS PENSADO
Language: Spanish
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Ricardo Darín, Mercedes Morán, Luis Rubio, Claudia Fontan, Norman Briski
18+

Logline

AN UNEXPECTED LOVE

Marcos and Anna ought to be proud of their 25-year relationship. But what now? They don't quite know, but they do agree that their relationship is out of steam and it's time to try something new. If both go their separate ways, everything else will fall into place. The aim is to become independent again, to make decisions for oneself without having to accommodate anyone else. Yet what sounds like a dream soon turns into a nightmare as both realize that being alone takes some getting used to. This film uses lots of humor and a precise focus to tell a story about the dreaded empty nest syndrome and a couple who get to know a different side of themselves. Mercedes Morán and Ricardo Darín are perfect in their roles in this excellent relationship comedy, which opened the 2018 film festival in San Sebastián.

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Meet the director

AN UNEXPECTED LOVE

Juan Vera

Juan Vera attended the Escuela Nacional De Realización Cinematográfica de la Argentina. During his career, he has produced more than 30 films, including SON OF THE BRIDE (FILMFEST MÜNCHEN 2002) and THE LAST SUIT (FILMFEST MÜNCHEN 2018). The romantic comedy EL AMOR MENOS PENSADO (2018), which he co-wrote, is his first film as director.

Credits

Screenplay: Juan Vera, Daniel Cúparo
Director of Photography: Rodrigo Pulpeiro
Film Editor: Pablo Barbieri
Composer: Ivan Wyszogrod
Production Designer: Mercedes Alfonsín
Costume Design: Monica Toschi
Sound: Jose Luis Díaz
Producer: Juan Pablo Galli, Juan Vera, Christian Faillace
Production Company: Patagonik Film Group
Co-Producer: Ricardo Darín, Federico Posternak, Ricardo Chino Darin
Co-Production Company: Kenya Films
World Sales: Filmsharks