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Nine Queens

Original Title : Nueve reinas
English Title : Nine Queens
Language : ISpanish
Year : 2000
Runtime : 114 min
Director : Fabián Bielinsky Venue: City Pride - Satara Road
Screen: Screen 4
Showtime: 14th Jan 2018, 11.30 a.m.
Venue: Mangla
Screen: Screen 4
Showtime: 17th Jan 2018, 1.20 p.m.

Festivals & Awards

AFI Fest | Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards | British Independent Film Awards | Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards | Portland International Film Festival

Synopsis

Two con artists - boyish, likable Juan and hard-edged, scheming Marcos - meet by chance. Marcos, who seems to have cheated everyone he knows including his siblings, is missing his partner, so he offers to teach Juan tricks for a day. Juan accepts, because he has some savings, but needs more to bribe a judge to release his father from prison. Marcos gets a call from an aging, ill ex-associate needing help to sell a forged set of rare stamps, the Nine Queens, to a businessman about to be deported. When the con men have to make it happen, Marcos asks Juan to use his savings to set up the deal. Is Juan about to be conned or is there more at stake than what meets the eye?

Director’s Biography

Fabián Bielinsky

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