The movie accountant It is directed by Lone Scherfig and has a script Walter Salles, Rafael Russo e Isabel Coixet. This adaptation of the homonymous novel by Hernan Rivera Letelier is starring Bérénice Bejo, Antonio de la Torre, Daniel Brühland the young Chilean actresses Sara Becker y lark valenzuela.

The movie accountantdirected by Lone Scherfig (“The kindness of strangers”, “An Education”, “Italian for beginners”), will have its Spanish premiere in the framework of the seed and it will be the film in charge of inaugurating the 68th edition of the Valladolid festival.

The film is produced by Against the Current Films, Selenium Films, Attraction Films y AIE Film Accountant. It has the collaboration of ICAA, ICEC, Create-SGR and the participation of RTVE, TVC, Euskaltel-Telecable. A Contracorriente Films will distribute the film and international sales are handled by Embankment Films y Heartbeat Films.


The movie accountant the premiere October 31, 2023.


about production

Starring Bérénice Bejo (Oscar nominated for “The Artist”), Antonio de la Torre (“The Infinite Trench”, “The Kingdom”, “Late to Rage”), Daniel Brühl (“Inglourious Basterds,” “Rush,” “Captain America: Civil War”), Sara Becker and the young lark valenzuelathe film is the adaptation of the homonymous novel of the Chilean National Literature Award Hernan Rivera Letelier and tells the captivating story of María Margarita, a young woman who lives in a mining town in the heart of the Atacama desert in the 1960s and who has had the gift of telling movies since she was a child.

Walter Salles (“Central Station of Brazil”) is the promoter of the project in which he has been working for more than a decade, a story that, set in the same mines in the Atacama desert where Ernesto Guevara became “Che”, related to his Oscar winner “Motorcycle Diaries”. Rooms sign the script, along with Rafael Russo (“the year of fury”) e Isabel Coixet (“The bookstore”, “The secret Life of the words”, “My life without me”).

The Movie Accountant: Synopsis

The 1960s. María Margarita is the youngest of four siblings in a family that lives in a mining town in the Atacama desert (Chile). The most special moment of the week is Sunday, when everyone goes to the cinema to enjoy the stories that take them to other worlds.

The girl’s parents soon realize that the little girl has a very special gift, an almost uncanny ability to tell movies. The extraordinary talent of the girl will spread throughout the town, changing the fortunes of her family at the same time that the country is transformed forever.

The Movie Teller: Trailer

Lone Scherfig, director

The Danish director achieved international recognition in 2000 with Italian for beginnersfor which he won the Silver Bear at the Berlin Festival, as well as the Golden Spike in Valladolid, where he will return this fall almost a quarter of a century later.

In 2009 he directed An Educationbased on the script of Nick Hornby and starring Cary Mulligan. The film had 9 BAFTA and 3 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture. Since then, Scherfig has directed the romantic drama One Day (2011) con Anne Hathaway y Jim Sturgess, The Riot Club (2014) y his best story (2017), among others.


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