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09.03, - 18:30, Cinema House
Director:  Ana Poliak
New Argentinean Cinema
A Less Bad World
Little Sky
One or the Other
Pin Boy
Prince Gomez
Rolling Family

Argentina, 2004, 90 min, color

Adrian works as a pinsetter in a Buenos Aires bowling alley that has seen better days. Its a precarious job, requiring quick reflexes, fast footwork and an eye for an errant ball. While the profession faces extinction with the onset of automated technology, Adrian applies himself to its demands with a degree of intensity and thoroughness that cannot fail to impress.

Pin Boy is a quirky, elliptical feature filled with encounters, stories and observations that locate an absurdist logic and poetic magic in the seemingly ordinary patterns of our day-to-day rituals.

Argentinean director Ana Poliak was born in 1962 in Buenos Aires, where she studied painting, design and photography. She received a degree in film studies and directing from famous Experimental Film School of the Argentinean National Film Institute. She has had extensive experience as an editor and assistant director to one of Argentinas greatest filmmakers, Fernando Solanas.
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