The employer and the employee
A film by Manuel Nieto Zas
Kind
Feature film
Duration
103 minutes
Year
2021
The employer and the employee
A film by Manuel Nieto Zas

Rodrigo (28), a farm owner, is short of labour for the harvest. He recruits Carlos (18), father of a baby, who must quickly find a job, but who does not have his license. During a family visit, Carlos overturns the tractor killing his child instantly. While Rodrigo tries to alleviate his grief, a complaint is filed against him.

Team
  • Script and direction: Manuel Nieto Zas
  • 1st assistant: Matias Viera
  • Image: Arauco Hernandez Holz
  • Sound: Catriel Vildosola
  • Editing: Pablo Riera
  • Mix: Christophe Vingtrinier
  • Costumes: Lucia Gasconi
Casting
  • Nahuel Pérez Biscayart
  • Cristian Borges
  • Justina Bustos
  • Fatima Quintanilla
  • Jean-Pierre Noher
Production
  • Roken Films (Uruguay)
  • In coproduction with
  • Tokyo Film (Brazil)
  • Pasto Ciné (Argentina)
  • Paraìso Production
Partners
  • Région Ile-de-France
  • CNC – Aide aux Cinémas du Monde
  • IBERMEDIA
  • INCAA – Argentina
  • ANCINE – Brazil
  • ICAU – Uruguay
Diffusion

Quinzaine des Réalisateurs – Cannes 2021