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Alvaro Brechner

 

Born in Montevideo, 1976. Alvaro’s feature debut, Mal Día Para Pescar (Bad Day to go Fishing) was selected in competition at the 48th International Critic’s Week of Cannes Film Festival.

 

The film received over 30 awards and participated in 60 International Festivals.

 

It won 10 Uruguayan Critics Awards (Fipresci), 3 Iris Award and was nominated by the Spanish Critics for Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actor. It was also Uruguay’s Oscar candidate for Best Foreign Film.

 

Alvaro has also directed several documentaries for History Channel, Odyssey, TVE and three short Films selected in more than 140 International Film Festivals. He also received the National Literature Award by the Uruguayan Ministry of Culture (1999).

 

Mr. Kaplan will be his second feature film.

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