They are both alone. They need each other but, at the same time, they despise each other. Siblings Marcos and Susana are unable to heal the old wounds festering within them after the death of their mother. When Susana sells the mother’s flat, she deprives her brother of the home where he had cared for their mother his whole life. Marcos’s need to start living again surfaces when his sister forces him to leave Buenos Aires for Uruguay…. –Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Daniel Burman (born 29 August 1973, Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a film director, screenplay writer, and producer. According to film critic Joel Poblete, who writes for Mabuse, a cinema magazine, Daniel Burman is one of the members of the so-called “New Argentina Cinema” which began c. 1998. Film critic Anthony Kaufman, writing for indieWIRE, an online community of independent filmmakers and aficionados, said Burman’s A Chrysanthemum Burst in Cincoesquinas (1998) has been cited as the beginning of the “New Argentine Cinema” wave.
Burman is of Polish-Jewish descent, and he was born and raised in Buenos Aires.
He holds both Argentine and Polish citizenship, like his films’ character, Ariel. He studied law before changing to audiovisual media production.
In 1995, he launched his own production company together with Diego Dubcovsky, BD Cine (Burman and Dubcovsky Cine).
Burman is a founding member of the Academy of Argentine Cinema.
His loose trilogy of… read more
A brother and sister in their fifties or sixties are forced into closer involvement after their mother dies and the sister presumptuously takes control of the estate while the brother struggles with choices between living the life he wants and protecting his sister by remaining passively under her control. Mature, funny, and occasionally tender - though usually tender in very guarded ways.