Glorious Accidents

  • Argentina
  • Denmark
Audio Tracks

Car crashes are instant art and sculptures made in seconds. At least to a certain Buenos Aires photographer, who spends his nights driving through the city in search of capturing the perfect accident. Meanwhile, another man is trying to find a legendary cock sucker who hides somewhere in the dark rooms of a gay sex club. Accidentes Gloriosos tells nine different stories of death and transformation. From the man who undergoes a heart transplant and wakes up with new and strange artistic powers, to the woman who receives a last letter from her husband, written just before he freezes to death in one of history s most dramatic polar expeditions.


  • Original title
    Accidentes Gloriosos
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Mauro Andrizzi, Marcus Lindeen
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Emiliano Cativa
  • Editing
    Francisco Vázquez Murillo
  • Sound
    Celeste Palma
  • Duration
    58 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Argentina
    • Denmark
  • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • BAFICI, Buenos Aires, 2012
    • Hors Pistes, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2012
    • Festival du Cinéma de Brive, France, 2012
    • Picknic Festival, Spain, 2012
    • Göteborg International Film Festival, 2012
    • Havana International Film Festival, 2011
    • Oslo International Film Festival, 2011
    • Gijón International Film Festival, 2011
    • CPH:DOX, Copenhagen, 2011
    • Venice Film Festival, 2011
  • Awards
    • Orizzonti Award, Venice 2011
    • Festival du Cinéma de Brive, France, 2012 – Winner of Honorary mention
    • Picknic Festival, Spain, 2012 – Winner of Best Feature Film


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