The Fire
The Fire

The Fire

Director Juan Schnitman

Production year 2015

Length 97min.

Country Argentina


On the way to closing the contract on their first home, Lucia and Marcelo withdraw a hundred thousand dollars in cash from their bank. The seller can't make it to the signing and it gets postponed to the next day. Frustrated, they head back to their old place and put the money away. The next 24 hours will unveil the true nature of their love, the crisis they are in, and the violence within themselves.


Juan Schnitman
Juan Schnitman



Barbara Francisco, Fernando Brom, Diego Drucovsky


Agustina Liendo

Director of Photography

Soledad Rodriguez

Production designer

Julieta Dolinsky


Santiago Fumigalli, Federico Esquerro


Andres Estrada


Pilar Gamboa, Juan Barberini

Production company(ies)


Juan Schnitman

He spent his childhood in the country and returned to the city in the 90's, where he studied Film Direction at the Universidad del Cine (FUC). Once graduated, he co-wrote and co-directed El Amor (primera parte) with Santiago Mitre, Alejandro Fadel and Martin Mauregui in 2005. The film premiered at the Venice Film Festival's Settimana Internazionale della Critica. In 2007, Juan made Grande para la ciudad, a documentary about the Uruguayan Brit-pop band Astroboy. In 2009, he shot Pretemporada, a documentary about soccer.


El Amor (2005), Grande para la ciudad (2007), Pretemporada (2009), The Fire (2015).

FILMS 2015