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Two Argentine sisters, Memé and Aneta, lose their mother in a car crash. Memé, the elder, is also left lame with one badly scarred leg. The orphaned girls go to Uruguay to stay with their aunts. The sisters often bicker, but they are actually very close. Memé flirts but has no luck with boys because of her injury... On their own now, Memé works as a waitress where she gets to know Andy. Returning to Montevideo, they meet Dolores, a friend of their late mother. Memé's affair with a man complicates her relationship with her sister. Then Andy invites the pair to his seaside retreat, a lighthouse...

Original Title El Faro
Italian Title Il Faro
Category Official Competition
Section Rear Window
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 109'
Production Year 1998
Nationality Argentina, Spain
Directed by Eduardo Mignogna
Screenplay Graciela Aguirre, José Antonio Félez
Main cast Ingrid Rubio, Jimena Barón, Florencia Bertotti

 regista eduardo mignognaEDUARDO MIGNOGNA

Eduardo Mignogna was born on August 17, 1940 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Eduardo Mario Mignogna. He is a writer and director, known for Sol de otoño (1996) and El faro (1998).