The Weasels’ Tale (2020)

Black Comedy, Drama | 129 minutes
Rating: /10

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In-Person Theater & Virtual Cinema release – see list & ticketing below (Virtual Cinema means choose an art house from anywhere in the country, and watch safely at home with an online link)

Watch a bilingual Q&A about “The Weasels’ Tale” with star and legendary actress Graciela Borges, moderated by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and film programmer Robert Rosenberg here.

From Juan José Campanella, the director of the Oscar Award-winning The Secret in Their Eyes, comes The Weasels’ Tale (El cuento de las comadrejas), a comedic thriller that stars a bumper crop of well-known older Argentine actors. The film is the story of a group of four long-time friends, including a used-to-be-famous actress, her now disabled husband and an actor as well, who she eclipsed, and the sharp-tongued screenwriter and director of her greatest hits.  Their coexistence is menaced by a young couple who, feigning to be lost, slowly insinuate themselves into their lives. It’s Sunset Boulevard meets The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, with a Latin twist. Financial gain, seduction, betrayal, and memories run amok are the elements that create the recipe for this delightful game of cat…and weasel.


Reviews

“A crowd-pleasing comedy. You can’t keep a good weasel down.” -The New York Times

“Old-fashioned fare with an up-to-date edge…enjoyably over-the-top.” -The Hollywood Reporter

“A delicious metacinematic black comedy.” -El Mundo

“An homage to the golden age of Argentine cinema…with the irony, snappy retorts and humor of Campanella’s filmmaking.”-Clarín


Awards and Festivals
Audience Awards at AFI Latin American and Chicago Latino Film Festivals
Miami Film Festival Official Selection
Four Nominations for Platino Awards for Iberoamerican Cinema

Check out our special Spotify playlist with music to get you into the mood for the “The Weasels’ Tale” here. Imagine walking into a movie theater and getting ready to watch it! A little 1960s American pop, a little tango, and more…


Trailers & Videos

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Black Comedy, Drama

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Vancity

Vancouver, BC

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Laemmle +5

Los Angeles, CA

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Lumiere @ The Music Hall

Beverly Hills, CA

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Oxnard Film Society

Oxnard, CA

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Digital Gym Cinema

San Diego, CA

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Angelika Carmel Mountain

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Cinema Society

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LFEF

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San Rafael Film Center

San Rafael, CA

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South Bay Film Society

Long Beach, CA

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Cameo Cinema

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Angelika Pop-up @ Union Market

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Savor Cinema (In-theater screenings)

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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Hollywood, FL

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Miami, FL

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Pickford Film Center

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Hopkins Center for the Arts

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