Actors: Eduardo Noriega, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Pablo Echarri
Director: Marcelo Piñeyro
From Gay Essential
Burnt Money (Plata Quemada) was released in 2001. Based on a true story and adapted from the prize-winning novel ‘Plata Quemada’ by Ricardo Piglia. The screenplay writers were Marcelo Figueras and Director Marcelo Pineyro. Shot in Montevideo, Uruguay and Buenos Aires, the film won Best Screenplay at Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards amongst others. The film stars Eduardo Noriega, Leonardo Sbaraglia and Pablo Echarri. Read More Here
Winner “BEST SPANISH LANGUAGE FOREIGN FILM” at Goya Awards, plus awards for “BEST SCREENPLAY”, “BEST FEATURE VOTED BY THE U.S. GAY FILM FESTIVALS”, “BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY”, and “BEST SOUND”
“It is a bravura work that attests to Pineyro's command of a style rich in texture and nuance and also of multilayered material.”
–Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
“Burnt Money arranges a triumphant martyrdom for its bad boys — a redemptive blaze of glory, dozens of faceless corpses notwithstanding.”
— Jessica Winter, Village Voice
“Those who hang in for the long haul are rewarded with a sexy, moving love story.
— Ernest Hardy, L.A. Weekly
- Format: Colour, DVD-Video, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
- Language: Spanish
- Subtitles: English
- Region: Region 1 (US and Canada)
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9 – 1.85:1
- Number of discs: 1
- Classification: R (Restricted)
- Studio: Strand Home Video
- DVD Release Date: 1 Oct 2002
- Run Time: 125 minutes
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