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The Dead Man and Being Happy

By Javier Rebollo 2012 Drama 01h34

Buenos Aires. On the top floor of a huge public hospital an old spaniard who has spent half his life in Argentina is about to die. Tough, funny and somewhat tender, the man, a wasted professional killer, decides to run away and happily loaded with morphine sets out on a trip up North to nowhere. On the road he picks up a girl who will become his faithfull squire in a two thousand kilometer journey full of black humor.

San Sebastian 2012 – Official Selection – FIPRESCI Award & Silver Shell for Best Actor to José Sacristan

New York Film Festival 2012 – Official Selection

Cinespaña Toulouse FF – Best Film & Best Actress

BFI London 2012

Warsaw 2012

Viennale 2012

CineHorizontes 2012 – Marseille

Tbilisi FF 2012

Havana IFF 2012

Kochi IFF 2012

Palm Springs IFF 2013

Black Movie FF 2013

Rotterdam IFF 2013 – Spectrum Section

Sofia IFF 2013

Vilnius IFF 2013

Tetuan FF 2013

Istanbul IFF 2013

Festival du Cinéma Espagnol de Nantes 2013 – Young Public Award

Festival de Cine Argentino – UK

MOOOV IFF 2013 – Belgium

Jeonju IFF 2013

Original title: El Muerto y Ser Feliz

Director: Javier Rebollo

Casting: José Sacristan, Roxana Blanco

Production company: Eddie Saeta, Iconica, Lolita Films, Utopica, Noodles

Country: Spain, Argentina, France

Production year: 2012

Language: Spanish

Runtime: 01h34

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