Martín Shanly

Argentina | Austria 75 min. min Fiction


Juana attends a private British school in the outsides of Buenos Aires. Her teachers have become increasingly concerned about her class work and go so far as to suggest to her mother that she’d go seek for external help. Juana faces these moments of uncertainty and isolation with an apparent indifference. Catalan première

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Martín Shanly

Graduates in Filmmaking from Universidad del Cine (FUC) in 2011. His first feature, About Twelve, premiered in the National Competition at BAFICI (2014). Receiving awards in FESALP (Best Feature Film) and D’A (Talents Award). His second feature, About Thirty, premiered at Berlinale Forum 2023 and won Best Actor at Las Palmas IFF and Audience Award (among others awards) at BAFICI (2023).

Filmography: About Thirty (2023, D'A 2024), About Twelve (2014, D'A 2015)

Martín Shanly

Film information

Original Title: ABOUT TWELVE
Director: Martín Shanly
Script: Martín Shanly
Contact: Patra Spanou
With: Rosario Shanly, María Passo, María Ines Sancerni, Javier Burin Heras, Amy Schulte
Country: Argentina | Austria
Year: 2014
Format: DCP
Length: 75 min. min
Language: Spanish | English
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2015