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El Motoarrebatador

The Snach Tief

Talent Project Market 2016

Project information

Talent Cecilia Salim
Role of participant Producer
Director Agustín Toscano
Producer Natacha Cervi - Hernán Musaluppi - Georgina Baisch - Cecilia Salim
Screenwriter Agustín Toscano
Status finished

Production details

Running time 90 min
Genre Drama
Budget in Euro 694.693
Year of production 2018
Countries of Production Argentina , Uruguay
Production Companies
Murillo Cine
Oriental Features
Website https://www.facebook.com/elmotoarrebatador


A robber regrets having brutally hit an elderly woman in order to snatch off her handbag and attempts to make up for the damage he inflicted. But his past deeds as moto-snatcher hunt him, keeping him from re-starting his life anew.

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From his motorbike Miguel snatches the handbag of Elena on the street, but as the old woman is injured during the robbery Miguel is tormented by guilt. When he realizes she suffers a memory loss, Miguel conceals his identity and passes himself off as her loving and caring tenant in order to make things right. But his past deeds as moto-snatcher hunt him, keeping him from re-starting his life anew.
A strong relational drama from the Argentinian city of Tucuman, a city overtaken by chaos, violence and riots.

Participation in international festivals / awards

La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs - Cannes 2018
FilmFest München - International Independents
Festival de Cine Lima - International Competition
Santiago Festival de Cine SANFIC - International Competition
AFI Latin American FF
Nara Interntational Film Festival - International competition
San Sebastian International Film Festival - Horizontes Latinos


MiguelSergio Prina
ElenaLiliana Juarez


PhotographyGustavo Biazzi
Production DesignGonzalo Delgado Galiana
SoundCatriel Vildosola