Release dateNovember 1999 (1999-11) (Mar del Plata Film Festival) WriterVictor Laplace, Martin Salinas GenresDrama, Romance Film, Indie film, World cinema CastVictor Laplace, Pablo Rago, Virginia Innocenti, Ulises Dumont, Rodolfo Ranni Similar moviesAcrobacias del Corazon (2000)
1999 el mar de lucas
El mar de Lucas (1999) is an Argentine film, directed by Víctor Laplace, and written by Laplace and Martín Salinas. The story features Víctor Laplace, Pablo Rago, Virginia Innocenti, and others.
The films tells of father, Juan Denevi (Victor Laplace), who gets the surprise of his life on his fiftieth birthday when he finds out that he's become a grandfather. The movie opens in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Juan is cooking individual personal favorite dishes for his friends, the patrons of his restaurant.
A young woman named Manuela (Virginia Innocentti) appears with a 3-year-old boy (Lucas) and announces that Lucas is Juan's grandson. Juan hasn't seen his son Facundo (Pablo Rago) for many years, and during this time, Facundo has married and had a son.
Facundo's wife and son find Juan at his birthday party and beg him to come help Facundo with a family crisis.
Víctor Laplace as Juan Denevi
Pablo Rago as Facundo Denevi
Virginia Innocenti as Manuela
Ana María Picchio as Clara
Betiana Blum as Ana
Rodolfo Ranni as Rolo
Ulises Dumont as Nacho
Lautaro Penella as Lucas Denevi
Norberto Díaz as Secretario del intendente
Adolfo Yanelli as Carlitos
David Di Napoli as Martillero
Pía Uribelarrea as Silvia
Óscar Guzmán as Lalo
Antonio Bax as Pedro
Eugenia Tobal as Marisa
Mar del Plata Film Festival: Special Mention, Víctor Laplace, for a first work; 1999.
Cartagena Film Festival: Golden India Catalina, Best Screenplay, Víctor Laplace; 2000.
Cartagena Film Festival: Golden India Catalina, Best Film, Víctor Laplace; 2000.
Argentine Film Critics Association Awards: Silver Condor, Best First Film, Víctor Laplace; Best Supporting Actress, Virginia Innocenti; 2001.