NORBERTO'S DEADLINE (FEATURE)
Director: DANIEL HENDLER / Fiction / 80' / Uruguay - Argentina. Premiere at Festival del Film Locarno, 2010. Awards «Alas de la Ciudad» award to the best screenplay at Primer
Festival Internacional de Cine de Ciudad de México (FICCMEXICO); «Signis
Prize» Special Mention, BAFICI, Argentina; «TVE award to films in
development», Festival de San Sebastián; Best film in 35mm, Festival de
Cine de Tucumán.
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Festival Internacional de Toronto, Festival de San Sebastián, Festival Internacional de Vancouver, Festival Internacional de Río, Festival Internacional de Hamburgo, Calgary and AFI Latin American Festival en USA, Festival de Cine Latino de Belo Horizonte, Festival Internacional de Cine de La Habana, Festival de Cine Independiente de Buenos Aires, Festival de Cine Latinoamericano de Toulouse, Festival La Mirada de Australia, Festival Internacional de Miami, Festival Internacional de Hong Kong, Festival Viva Festival de Manchester, 1er Festival Internacional de Cine en la Ciudad de México (FICCMÉXICO), Latinbeat (NY), CineLatino (Alemania), Cinema Novo Festival Belgium, Festival Internacional de Punta del Este, Latin American Film Festival (The Netherlands), The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Cine Latino SAN DIEGO, Cinema du Parc de Montreal, Cinelatino (Italia), Sanfic (Santiago de Chile), I Festival Lume de Cinema (Brasil), Festival de Cine de Tucumán (Argentina).
NORBERTO´S DEADLINE After being fired from his job, Norberto (36) tries his luck as a real estate agent, but he doesn’t tell his wife right away. His new boss advises him to take an assertiveness course to overcome his shyness. After hesitating and without telling his wife, Norberto starts taking classes in an acting workshop for beginners. While he works toward the quarterly theater festival, Norberto fails to get his wife and clients to believe anything he says, but he finds out he is very good at lying to himself.