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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (91 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Pragda, 2012.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Film
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Pragda in 2012.
Summary, etc.:
Argentinás national treasure, Ricardo Darin, is best known for his intense dramatic performances in films such as Nine Queens, The Aura, and the Oscar-winning The Secret in Their Eyes, but his brilliant comic timing in this instant classic helped make Chinese Take-Away the biggest home-grown box office success of 2011 in Argentina. Darin plays Roberto, a gruff, anti-social loner who lords over his tiny hardware shop in Buenos Aires with a meticulous sense of control and routine, barely allowing for the slightest of customer foibles. ..After a chance encounter with Jun, a Chinese man who has arrived in Argentina looking for his only living relative, Roberto takes him in. Their unusual cohabitation helps Roberto bring an end to his loneliness, but not without revealing to the impassive Jun that destinýs intersections are many and can even explain the filḿs surreal opening sequence: a brindled cow falling from the sky.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Foreign language films.
Latin American.
Genre: Latin American Studies
Feature films.

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