Buenos Aires me mata

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Buenos Aires me mata
Screenshot from the film
Directed by Beda Docampo Feijóo
Produced by Mario Faroni
Written by Beda Docampo Feijóo
Laura Ramos
Starring Imanol Arias
Music by Iván Wyszogrod
Cinematography Ricardo Rodríguez
Edited by Luis César D'Angiolillo
Distributed by Líder Films S.A.
Release date
13 August 1998
Running time
102 minutes
Country Argentina
Language Spanish

Buenos Aires me mata (English language:Buenos Aires Kills Me) is a 1998 Argentine musical film drama directed and written by Beda Docampo Feijóo. The film was premièred on 13 August 1998 in Buenos Aires. The film stars Imanol Arias portraying a drag queen.


  • Imanol Arias .... Condesa Pavlova
  • Fernán Mirás......... Laureano
  • Eleonora Wexler...... Piernitas
  • Nancy Dupláa..... Arteche
  • Claudio Tolcachir.... Gonza
  • Leonardo Saggese.... Sixto
  • Maximiliano Ghione
  • Juan Pablo Ballinou
  • Silvina Bosco
  • Marta Betoldi
  • Julieta Cardinali
  • Victoria Manno


The story is centered in the life of three young people. Gonza, singer of a rock band, Sixto, son of a millionaire family and Piernitas, daughter of a civil employee of the government. They party regularly at Gay Night Club the Ship. There they intercross with the outlandish countess Pavlova (Imanol Arias, who is a transvestite) Laureano, (the yuppie who handles the premises) and Arteche (the manager of the band). All arrive at the ship convinced that this is their night. Some will discover that nothing can change their destiny.

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