Rodrigo Moreno

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Rodrigo Moreno (born 1972 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is an Argentine film director and screenplay writer. He works mainly in the cinema of Argentina.[1]

According to Joel Poblete, who writes for Mabuse, a cinema magazine, Rodrigo Moreno is one of the members of the so-called "New Argentina Cinema" which began c. 1998.[2]


Moreno studied cinema and graduated from the directing program at the Universidad del Cine, Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he has been teaching directing and screenplay writing since 1996.[3][4]

Many of his films have been critically hailed at various international film festivals. In 1993, he wrote and directed his first short film, Nosotros, which won best film at the Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films.[5]

His 2006 film, his first film feature he directs alone, is The Minder (Spanish: El Custodio). His 2011 film A Mysterious World premiered In Competition at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival and was nominated for the Golden Bear.[6][7]





  • Torino International Festival of Young Cinema: Prize of the City of Torino Best Film; International Feature Film Competition; for Mala época; 1998.
  • Argentine Film Critics Association Awards: Silver Condor; Best First Film; for Mala época (2000).
  • Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema: Best Film; for El Descanso; 2001.
  • Argentine Film Critics Association Awards: Silver Condor; Best First Film; for El Descanso; (2003).
  • Berlin International Film Festival: Golden Berlin Bear; for El Custodio; 2006.


  1. ^ Rodrigo Moreno at the Internet Movie Database.
  2. ^ Poblete, Joel. Mabuse Film Magazine, "El cine argentino está muy vital," July 11, 2006.
  3. ^ Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano web site.
  4. ^ The Match Factory web site.
  5. ^ Poblete, Joel. Ibid.
  6. ^ "The Competition of the 61st Berlinale". Berlinale. Retrieved 2011-01-21. 
  7. ^ "Complete Berlin Competition Lineup Announced". twitchfilm. Retrieved 2011-01-21. 

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