Argentina’s Julián Apezteguia brings life to Pablo Trapero’s award-winning 1980’s period piece El Clan

Cooke lenses bring cinematic film feel to Alexa XT digital cinematography

Alexa XT anarmorphic lenses Argentina movies Argentinian films Bueno Aires Cooke anamorphic lenses El Clan Julian Apezteguia

The lens package for the Goya Award-winning Best Foreign Film in the Spanish Language, winner of the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival, and Argentina’s Oscar submission included the Cooke Anamorphic/i 32mm, 40mm, 50mm, 75mm, and 100mm lenses, with Apezteguia primarily relying on the wider lenses. El Clan is the third feature film that Apezteguia has shot with Cooke lenses, and his first shooting anamorphic, using the Alexa XT in 4:3 sensor mode.

Set in Buenos Aires in the 1980’s, El Clan is the true story of the Puccio family who kidnapped four people and killed three, and how they live their lives through these events. Starring Guillermo Francella, Peter Lanzani, and Gastón Cocchiarale, the story demanded that the characters maintain a strong look.

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