ONCE UPON A TIME IN QUIZCA

ÉRASE UNA VEZ EN QUIZCA

Nicolás Torchinsky • Argentina • 2021 • 12 min.

Nicolás Torchinsky
Argentina • 2021 • 12 min.

SYNOPSIS

From a small town between mountains, the voice of an old peasant emerges to make present a lost memory: the solo death of one of his closest friends. Some horsemen, also old friends, embark on a restorative odyssey.

TRAILER

AWARDS

Best Short Film Award by RAFMA (Argentinian Festivals Network) | National Shorts Competition
Mar del Plata International Film Festival. Argentina (2021)

FESTIVALS & ALTERNATIVE SCREENINGS

Festival dei Popoli International Documentary Film Festival. Italy (2021)
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. Greece (2022)
Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse. France (2022)
International Film Festival of Uruguay. Uruguay (2022)

PRESS

"In twelve minutes, 'Once Upon A Time in Quizca' manages to tell the transience of life and the extemporaneously of death, without however indulging in gratuitous pietism or forced drama."

TAXIDRIVERS • by Elisa Bertucci • Italian Only

CREDITS

DIRECTOR & SCREENWRITER
Nicolás Torchinsky

PRODUCERS
Valeria Racioppi
Nicolás Torchinsky

CAST
Jesús Moya
Juan Armando Soria
Armando Cabeza
Emilio Armella

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Baltasar Torcasso

SOUND DESIGNER 
Gaspar Scheuer

EDITING
Valeria Racioppi (SAE)

COLOR GRADING
Juan Martín Hsu

GRAPHIC DESIGN 
Martín Lehmann

FESTIVALS & SALES
María Vera (Kino Rebelde)

Produced by
Cabeza Negra Cine