Jesus Lopez named Best LATAM Film at Mar del Plata FF


JESUS LOPEZ by Maximiliano Schonfeld has strong opening in Argentina, winning the Astor Piazzola Award for
Best Latin American Film at Mar del Plata Film Festival!

“For its courage in sustaining and continuing to believe in a classic story, assuming the forms of its contemporaneity, putting the brilliant staging and acting at the service of the audience.”
- Jury Statement

The film had its world premiere, opening Orizontes Latinos at
San Sebastian Film Festival.

by Maximiliano Schonfeld

Drama, Thriller
Argentina, France, 2021, 87 mins

Jesus Lopez, a young racing driver, dies in an accident. His cousin Abel, a drifting teenager, is gradually tempted to take his place with his family and friends, until he lets himself be possessed by his cousin’s spirit.

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