Álbum para la juventud

Malena Solarz

Filmin Emergents Argentina 82 min Spanish premiere

Synopsis

Pedro and Sol have just finished high school and spend their holidays approaching to the tasks that one day could be their professions. Sol uses her piano lessons to review old musical recordings from when she was a child. Pedro’s interested in dramaturgy and begins a writing workshop keeping it secret. They’re growing up even without noticing.

Themes

Latin American CinemaComing-of-ageFemale DirectorYouth

Director

Malena Solarz

She majored in Film Direction at Universidad del Cine in 2006. She teaches Film History, Scriptwriting, and Direction at the same university since 2007. She participated in the collective film A propósito de Buenos Aires (DVCam, 2006), as a co-writer and co-director. She co-directed the film El invierno llega después del otoño, along with Nicolás Zukerfeld, which had its World Premiere at the Argentinean Competition of BAFICI 2016. It went on to participate at the Panorama Section of Mar del Plata International Film Festival and the International Competition of IFF Entrevues Belfort. Álbum para la juventud is her second feature, and her first as a solo director.Buenos Aires, 1982

Filmography: Álbum para la juventud (2021, D'A 2022), Una película hecha de (curt, codirected, 2019, D'A 2020), El invierno llega después del otoño (codirected, 2016), Un grupo de personas (short, 2012), A propósito de Buenos Aires (codirected, 2006), Veaudeville (short, 2004)

Malena Solarz

Film information

Int. title: Album for the Youth
Director: Malena Solarz
Script: Malena Solarz
Contact: Esquimal Cine
With: Santiago Canepari, Ariel Rausch, Simón Ronco, Agustín Gagliardi, Laura Paredes, Walter Jakob
Country: Argentina
Year: 2021
Format: Digital
Length: 82 min
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Edition: 2022

Poster

Álbum para la juventud