Mariano Cohn & Gastón Duprat’s ‘Official Competition’ Starring Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas Trailer Drops

Mariano Cohn & Gastón Duprat's 'Official Competition'

Official Competition, starring Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas, has released an first trailer, and it’s funny. It pokes fun at film festivals and art-house flicks. watch the trailer below.

Irene Escolar, Melina Matthews, Oscar Martnez, Pilar Castro, Manolo Solo, and Karina Kolokolchykova also feature in the film.

A rich businessman intends to produce a film to leave his mark in quest of importance and social respect. To accomplish so, he assembles a brilliant cast that includes acclaimed director Lola Cuevas (Penélope Cruz) and two recognized performers, both extremely skilled but with even larger egos: Hollywood actor Félix Rivero (Antonio Banderas) and radical theatre thespian Iván Torres (Oscar Martnez).

Mariano Cohn & Gastón Duprat's 'Official Competition'

Both heroes, but not exactly best friends, Felix and Iván must face not only each other but also their own legacies, as a series of increasingly bizarre tasks set by Lola force them to confront not only each other but also their own legacies.

Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat directed the film, while Andrés Duprat wrote the screenplay.

This film will screen at the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals in the autumn of 2021, with a release date to be announced soon.


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