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USA: Outsider Films
UK: Verve Pictures
Cast: German De Silva, Hebe Duarte, Nayra Calle Mamani, Monica Coca, Lili Lopez
Director: Pablo Giorgelli
Countries: Argentina / Spain
USA & UK: 86 mins
USA Rated: Unrated
UK Certificate: 12A contains one use of strong language
USA Release Date: 7 September 2012 (Limited Release)
UK Release Date: 2 December 2011 (Limited Release)
LAS ACACIAS tells the story of a long distance lorry driver (German de Silva) who agrees to drive a woman (Hebe Duarte) and her 5 month old child en route from Paraguay to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
A subtle and tender road movie exploring loneliness and the pain of loss, LAS ACACIAS grows into a intense and poignant tale about a passing encounter between two strangers and the unlikely bond that grows between them.
Winner: Camera D'Or, 2011 Cannes Film Festival
Winner: Critics Week, 2011 Cannes Film Festival
Winner: Sutherland Award, 2011 London Film Festival