Israel Adrián Caetano (born 1969 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is an Uruguayan-Argentine film director, producer and screenplay writer.
He’s often credited as Adrián Caetano. He works mainly in the cinema of Argentina and at times obtains funding for his films in Europe. He lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
At age of sixteen his family moved to Córdoba, Argentina. When older he shot several short videos including Visite Carlos Paz, and Calafate.
In 1995 Caetano won a prize in a script contest he entered. The money won allowed him to film the short Down Hill (Cuesta abajo), his first work filmed in 35mm. Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes (1998, co-directed with Bruno Stagnaro) followed. The film was well received at the various film festivals it screened.
In 1996 Caetano won a Media Arts Fellowship, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation in New York.
Caetano also directs television commercial and programs.
In 2005 Caetano returned to Uruguay to shoot the mini… read more