El hombre de al lado/The Man Next Door

Viajes: New Cinema from Spain and Latin America
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 7:00pm

In this black comedy, Leonardo (Rafael Spregelburd) is a prestigious designer who lives with his family in a famous house designed by Le Corbusier. Life is seemingly ideal for Leonardo until his neighbor Victor (Daniel Aráoz), a boorish used-car salesman, breaks through a common wall to make a window in order to “catch a few rays of sun.” Unfortunately, Victor’s new window looks directly into Leonardo’s living space. As the tension mounts between Leonardo and Victor, a quiet war of wills ensues between the two homeowners with nothing but a bit of real estate in common.

(Mariano Cohn & Gastón Duprat, 2010, Argentina; Spanish with English subtitles, digital, 103 min)

Viajes: New Cinema from Spain and Latin America
October 18 - November 15, 2012
For the first time, the FSC and the Center for Latin American Studies collaborate with The Spanish Film Club to present a series of contemporary films from Latin America and Spain. This fall, head over to the Logan Center Screening Room to discover eye-opening new films from Brazil, Nicaragua, Mexico, Spain and Argentina.

The Spanish Film Club series was made possible with the support of Pragda, the Secretary of State for Culture of Spain, and its Program for Cultural Cooperation with United States' Universities.