Berlinale

Bombón - The Dog (Bombón - El perro)

Synopsis
Juan is unemployed and has to live with his daughter, even though he is not actually welcome there. He keeps his head above water as best he can by selling knives which he makes himself. He has lost all hope that his life will ever get any better. But then suddenly, when he becomes the owner of a valuable dog – a Dogo Argentino – everything seems to change…


World premiere
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2004, Competition

Theatrical release in Germany
August 25, 2005

Festivals (selection)
Toronto 2004
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2004

Rights sold to
Argentina, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Turkey, UK, USA.

Argentina 2004
Director: Carlos Sorin
Producers: Romikin, Guacamole Films and OK Films (Argentina), Wanda Visión (Spain)
German Distributor: Alamode Film
World Sales: Bavaria Film International (Germany)
Funded in the WCF jury session in June 2005
Funding amount: 7,500 €