Sebastián Borensztein

22.04.1963, Buenos Aires, Argentina



An Argentinean screenwriter, director, producer and actor, he graduated with a degree in communications from Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires, and then went to school for film directing. In the mid-eighties he worked for many advertising agencies. Between 1988 and 1994 he worked as a screenwriter and director for his own father, a television comedian and actor known by his stage name, Tato Bores. After that he worked as a television series cameraman and also as a producer. He has acted in a few films since 2000. His big screen feature film director debut was the comedy The Die is Cast (La Suerte está Echada, 2005) for which he also wrote the script. For a while he worked on scripts for the popular television series Tempo final (2008-2010) with his brother Alejandro, and then returned to film with the thriller No Memories (Sin Memoria, 2010) and the humorous drama Chinese Take-Out (Un Cuento Chino, 2011). Thriller Koblic (2016) is his currently last film.


Films by this director

The Die is Cast

(La suerte está echada, Argentina, 2005)

Directed by: Sebastián Borensztein

Two half-brothers who rarely see each other reunite again just before their father is about to die. Having two very different personalities, they assure one another that they are doing well, even though it couldn’t be further from the truth. Felipe’s girlfriend has left him recently, and he has also lost his job. Guillermo has devoted his life to acting, but luck is not on his side. Knowing he has only a few more days to live, their father reveals a very unusual last wish...

digital, color, 97 min


(Argentina, 2016)

Directed by: Sebastián Borensztein
PHOTOGRAPHY: Rodrigo Pulpeiro

Radnja filma događa se u Argentini 1977. godine, u vrijeme diktature. Glavni lik je kapetan Tomas Koblic, mornarički pilot koji odbija izvršiti naredbu i dezertira. Uz pomoć prijatelja, sakrije se u jednom provincijskom gradiću na jugu države. Ali problemi iskrsnu kada lokalni šerif, beskrupulozni nasilnik kojem se Koblic ne sviđa, počne istraživati njegovu prošlost...

color, digital, 92 min
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