New film

The Substitute

By Diego Lerman 2022 Drama Thriller 110

Outskirts of Buenos Aires, nowadays.
Lucio, a prestigious university professor, takes the position of substitute teacher at a high school in the suburbs of Buenos Aires, where he grew up. Through tales, novels and poetry, he tries to distract his class from the harsh reality of their everyday lives. But soon, he must step out of his professional duties when Dilan, one of his students, is threatened by a local drug kingpin.

World Premiere at TIFF Specials 

In competition at San Sebastian

Original title: El Suplente

Director: Diego Lerman

Casting: Juan Minujín, Alfredo Castro, Bárbara Lennie

Production company: Campo Cine

Country: Argentina, Italy, Mexico, Spain, France

Production year: 2022

Language: Spanish

Runtime: 110