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479 Ratings


Uruguay, 2004


When his long-lost brother resurfaces, Jacobo, desperate to prove his life has added up to something, looks to scrounge up a wife. He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory, with whom he has a prickly relationship.

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Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2004 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize (Un Certain Regard)

Toronto International Film Festival


San Sebastián International Film Festival

2004 | Zabaltegi

Transilvania International Film Festival

2005 | 2 wins including: Transilvania Trophy

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