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The Queen of Fear

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Ελληνική Πρεμιέρα / Greek Premiere
Μυθοπλασία / Fiction, Αργεντινή, Δανία / Argentina, Denmark, 2018, 107′, DCP, Έγχρ. / Color, Με ήχο / Sound, Ισπανικά / Spanish

Σκηνοθεσία / Direction Valeria Bertuccelli Fabiana Tiscornia, Σενάριο / Screenplay Valeria Bertuccelli, Φωτογραφία / Cinematography Matías Mesa, Μοντάζ / Editing Santiago Gallelli, Matias Roved, Ηθοποιοί / Cast Valeria Bertuccelli, Diego Velázquez Sary López, Gabriel Goity Darío Grandinetti, Παραγωγός / Producer Jordan Mintzer, Gabrielle Dumon, Προέλευση ταινίας / Film Source Visit Films

Robertina, one of Argentina’s most acclaimed actresses, only has one month left until the premiere of her career-defining one-woman play. Instead of preparing and rehearsing, however, she spends her days in a constant state of anxiety as she obsessively distracts herself from her professional responsibilities. From avoiding rehearsals to becoming involved in petty disagreements between her assistants to becoming convinced that someone is stalking her, Robertina slowly turns her world into a curious landscape of absurd phobias and domestic intrigues.

Valeria Bertuccelli

Valeria Ber- tuccelli is an Argentine actress. She started acting in underground theatre and later moved closer to mainstream audiences on TV and in film.

Fabiana Tiscornia

Fabiana Tiscornia has worked along- side prestigious directors such as Lucrecia Martel, Juan José Campanella, and Carlos Sorín. Her films as assistant director, which have screened at many international festivals, include Zama, The Clan, White Elephant, and La Ciénaga.


The 9th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival is carried out in the context of “Cinephilia in the New Age II” which is funded by the European Union — European Regional Development Fund (Operational Programme ROP ATTIKI of NSRF 2014-2020). All actions are carried out under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.