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Wandering Heart

Directed by Leonardo Brzezicki

Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Chile, Netherlands | 112 minutes | 2021

A man is engrossed by his demons and passions in a desperate and frenetic search for unconditional love.

Gay single father Santiago has reached a tipping point in his life. Reeling from a bitter breakup, Santiago is also facing the impending departure of his daughter Laila, with whom he shares an intensely close, emotionally volatile relationship. The fear of being alone threatens to swallow him whole, and his behavior becomes increasingly erratic. Over the course of a chaotic summer divided between Argentina and Brazil, Santiago must learn to let go of Laila so each can find their respective freedoms. Wandering Hearts draws complex, empathic characters while employing unaffected dialogue to tell a story of intense longing for unconditional love.
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Leonardo Brzezicki was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied Film at the University of Buenos Aires and trained as an actor with acclaimed theatre director Ricardo Bartis. He directed several short films that went on to win various awards, among the comedy "Con Vos Contar Corderitos". He acted in several independent productions in Buenos Aires and played the lead role in a couple of films, such as "Vagon Fumador" by Veronica Chen and "Unmade Beds" by Alexis Dos Santos. His first feature, Noche, premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam in January 2013. Leonardo's latest short film "The Mad Half Hour" premiered at Berlinale Shorts Competition in 2015, it's North American premiere was at the 53rd New York Film Festival, and it won the Prix Format Court for Best Short Film at Indielisboa 2015.
Film Title in English Wandering Heart
Type of Film Feature
Country of Origin Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Chile, Netherlands
Year Film Was Completed 2021
Runtime 112 minutes
Director Leonardo Brzezicki
Written by Leonardo Brzezicki
Cinematography Pedro Sotero
Edited by Marta Velasco
Music by Nico Casal
Sound Design Roberto Espinoza
Art Direction Eugenia Lestard
Main Cast Leonardo Sbaraglia, Miranda de la Serna, Eva Llorach, Iván González, Alberto Ajaka, Thalita Carauta, Tuca Andrada.