Facundo Marguery

Facundo Marguery

Writer, Director


Facundo Marguery is an Argentine film director, editor, and screenwriter. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1979. After studying film and media production at the National University of Arts in Buenos Aires, he began his creative career in the field of advertising.

His debut feature film, "The Little Prince" (2004) won numerous awards and launched his career as a filmmaker. The film was an adaptation of the classic novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and was praised for its visual beauty and poetic narrative.

Since then, Marguery has directed a number of critically acclaimed films, including "The Lost Brother" (2007), "Lucia" (2010), and "The Summer of Flying Fish" (2013), which was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. His latest film, "The Moment You Wake Up" (2020), is a psychological drama set in a small town in Argentina.

Marguery is known for his distinct visual style, which combines elements of magical realism and surrealism. His films often feature nightmarish sequences and dreamlike sequences, creating a disorienting atmosphere. He also often uses non-linear narrative structures, which keep viewers engaged and guessing.

Marguery has been recognized at numerous film festivals around the world, including the Locarno International Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival, and the San Sebastian International Film Festival. He has also been recognized by the Argentine Film Critics Association, receiving the Silver Condor Award for Best Director in 2006 for "The Lost Brother".

Marguery is a talented and visionary filmmaker whose work has been celebrated by critics and audiences around the world. His films explore the depths of human emotion with a unique and captivating style. He is an important voice in Argentine and world cinema, and his work continues to inspire and challenge viewers.

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