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Direction Christoph Behl
Year 2013
Nation Argentina
Duration 89'


Axel, Jonathan and Ana live together in a house that seems like a bunker in a post-catastrophic world, outside a threatening landscape. Once they were a perfect love triangle, with strong bonds of friendship, but today nothing is left of it. Ana is with Jonathan and Axel is alone. Their old relationship cannot be recovered, the wounds run too deep. To escape from this hell, Ana has invented "the therapy room," a small room where they record their confessions on a video camera. But everything changes when Axel and Jonathan go out on an expedition in search of provisions and return to the house with a zombie that they call Pythagoras.

Director biography

Christoph Behl Behl was born in 1974 in Germany. In 2003, he graduated as Film Director at the Universidad del cine in Buenos Aires, and completed his studies at the University Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona. His credits as director include Public / Private, (Special Mention of the Jury at the Berlinale 2003), Someone on the terrace, (Special Mention of the Jury to best Latin American young Director at Mar del Plata Film Festival 2005) and Fortresses, a documentary co directed with Tomás Lipgot. Since 2007 he has produced documentaries from young directors, like The ways of wine (FIPRESCI award at Mar del Plata Film Festival 2010.- San Sebastián and Berlinale 2011), and directed several tv programs and documentaries for local television stations and European channels. El Desierto is his first feature film.

Screenplay Christoph Behl
Producer Christoph Behl, Tomás Lipgot
Cast Lautaro Delgado, Victoria Almeida, William Prociuk, Lucas Lagré
Photography Gustavo Biazzi
Editor Fernando Vega
Producer Company Subterranea Films
Distribution Subterranea Films

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