El empleado y el patrón

Manuel Nieto

Transicions Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina, France 110 min Catalan premiere Fiction


The employer is a young man who apparently has everything going on for him except one pressing concern: his baby’s health. The employee is looking for a job to support his newborn too, so does not hesitate when the first decides to hire him to work in his lands. Both will meet their needs by helping each other. But one day an accident happens. This unexpected event will strain the ties between them, endangering the fate of the two families.

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Manuel Nieto

He studied at the Catholic University of Uruguay. He has a Bachelor of Science in Social Communication. He worked in an open television channel until 1999. Since then he has worked in film, both as a producer, director or assistant director. In 2007 he founded Roken Films with the purpose of independently developing and producing the film El lugar del hijo and his future projects. He is also a teacher of Realization at the National School of Fine Arts (IENBA-UDELAR).

Filmography: El empleado y el patrón (2021, D'A 2022), El lugar del hijo (2013), La perrera (2006), Nico & Parker (short, 2000)

Manuel Nieto

Film information

Int. title: The Employer and the Employee
Director: Manuel Nieto
Script: Manuel Nieto
Contact: Independent Distribuition Agency
With: Nahuel Perez Biscayart, Cristian Borges, Justina Bustos, Fátima Quintanilla, Jean Pierre Noher
Country: Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina, France
Year: 2021
Format: DCP
Length: 110 min
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English


02/05/2022 - 18:00h
Teatre CCCB
04/05/2022 - 22:00h
Teatre CCCB


El empleado y el patrón