This is Ariel’s world: the small, slightly seedy shopping center in downtown Buenos Aires, where the Italian shopkeepers scream all day, the Koreans sell feng-shui and old Osvaldo sells nothing. Where Ariel’s mother runs a lingerie shop and his brother deals in import-export. It’s a comfortable little world, in spite of an undercurrent of malaise and uncertainty. Many young people are looking their immigrant roots to obtain a coveted foreign passport, the key to a world full of promise. Ariel, however, wants more than a passport from Poland, where his grandparents fled to escape the Holocaust. –Trigon Film
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
Me encanto la camara en mano, como representan el ruido y el desorden familiar de una manera tan "ordenada", los ambientes, la diferencia de culturas y la comica de la pelicula. Muy buena, representativa de los melodramas familiares cotidianos; uno puede sentir empatia muy facilmente.