Los Cuentos de Borges: El Sur
El Sur (English: The South) (1990) is a TV movie written and directed by Carlos Saura and is a chapter in the Spanish TV series Los Cuentos de Borges (English: The Borges Tales). Saura's 55-minute film is based on the short story El Sur by Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges.
|Directed by||Carlos Saura|
|Produced by||Andrés Vicente Gómez|
|Written by||Carlos Saura|
|Music by||Ariel Ramírez|
Hamlet Lima Quintana
|Cinematography||Jose Luis Alcaine|
|Edited by||Pablo G. del Amo|
|Distributed by||Iberoamericana Films/Quinto Centenario|
|1990; November 15, 1992 (London Film Festival)|
A shy Argentine librarian Juan Dahlman (Oscar Martinez) dreams that he is fatally stabbed on his family's ranch, located in southern Argentina. After suffering a head injury he is ordered to rest until he fully recovers. Dahlman decides to spend his time recovering at his family's ranch, fulfilling his long-held desire to revisiting the ranch. He sets off for the ranch and the destiny that awaits him there.