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The Consulate General of Argentina in New York presents "Chinese Take-away" film

Post date: 20/12/2023

Chinese Take-Away (Un cuento chino) is a 2011 Argentine comedy-drama film written and directed by Sebastián Borensztein. The film was the highest grossing non-US film in Argentina in 2011.


A well-ordered hardware store owner in Buenos Aires will see his life turn upside down when he helps a stranded Chinese man who doesn't speak a word of Spanish find his uncle in the bustling city. But can this coexistence bear fruit?


Ricardo Darín is an Argentine actor, screenwriter and film director. Darín is one of the biggest movie stars in Argentina. He played a number of parts in TV series for several years where he became popular as a young leading actor. His most prominent roles as a film actor include Nine Queens (2000), El Hijo de la Novia (2001), Luna de Avellaneda (2004), El Aura (2005) and La Señal (2007), which was also his directorial debut.


He starred in the Academy Award winning film The Secret in Their Eyes (2009). In 2014 he starred in "Relatos Salvajes", the biggest box-office hit in Argentine cinema history. This was his third movie to get nominated for an Academy Award. His performance earned him his third nomination for the Goya Awards, this time for the Best Actor category. In 2022 he was once more nominated for the Oscars with the award winning "Argentina, 1985"







Wednesday, December 20 th, 6:00pm.

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