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A USEFUL LIFE

La vida útil

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Directed by Federico Veiroj
Uruguay, Spain, 2010
Drama

Synopsis

Jorge has been the film programmer of the Montevideo cinémathèque for 25 years. Because attendance is down, the cinémathèque struggles to make profit and shuts down, leaving Jorge unemployed. With no other skills, he is forced to change his way of life in order to adapt to the new world he faces.

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Synopsis

Jorge has been the film programmer of the Montevideo cinémathèque for 25 years. Because attendance is down, the cinémathèque struggles to make profit and shuts down, leaving Jorge unemployed. With no other skills, he is forced to change his way of life in order to adapt to the new world he faces.

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A Useful LifeDirected byFederico Veiroj

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Awards & Festivals

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Toronto International Film Festival
2010
San Sebastián International Film Festival
2010 | Special Mention: Best New Director

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Daniel Kasman
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