R | | Drama
Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.
The flashback scenes were originally to be shot using 16mm film to emphasize past events, but it was decided that it would be more practical to shoot everything digitally and create a specific look for the flashbacks in post-production.
How could you do this to me?
Early in the movie Tetro stumbles into the kitchen with a broken leg and knocks over some furniture while lighting a cigarette using a burner on the stove. he ignites the burner by just turning the knob on the stove. A few minutes later Miranda must use a match to light a burner on the same stove-top.
English, Spanish, French
$210,145 (Spain) (26 June 2009)
$518,522 (USA) (22 September 2013)
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