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3.6
511 Ratings

The Little Match Girl

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Directed by Alejo Moguillansky
Argentina, 2017
Drama

Synopsis

An artistic couple, Marie and Walter, try to survive with their daughter in the midst of a Buenos Aires fantasia: Andersen’s little match girl, Bresson’s donkey, a Red Army terrorist, Ennio Morricone, and Helmut Lachenmann trying to stage an opera with the orchestra of the Teatro Colón on strike.

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The Little Match Girl Directed by Alejo Moguillansky

Critics reviews

Moguillansky sets up his film in a minor key: Neither a melodrama nor a farce, it is certainly a work of sublime irony.
December 17, 2018
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