THE CANDIDATE (feature film, narrative)

The second feature film directed by Daniel Hendler has participated in the Australab co-production forum of Valdivia Film Festival, Chile, in October 2011. It also participated in Amiens screenplay development fund in November 2011 and in the I Coproduction Forum San Sebastian 2012. Shooted in May 2015, with the support of Fona, Ibermedia, INCAA and Mvd Socio Audiovisual, has been selected for Work in Progress in  San Sebastian Festival in September de 2015 and Miami International Film Festival Encuentros Programm for films in postproduction stages, where it won the prize.

Release date in Uruguay: 27th. October 2016


Martín is a charismatic, brilliant and committed leader … This is the central idea that will launch Martin Marchand’s political campaing. Martin’s advisers and creative team, meet at Martín´s country-house to restlessly design his profile. However, some of them have arrived to blow up the candidate´s fantasies.

Production Cordón Films, Uruguay                                                                                                Coproduction HC Films and Oficina Burman, Argentina
Writted and Directed by Daniel Hendler
Executive Production Micaela Solé


Diego De Paula, Matías Singer, Ana Katz, César Troncoso, Alan Sabbagh, Roberto Suárez, José Luis Arias, Chiara Hourcade, Fernando Amaral, Ricardo Merkin y Verónica Llinás


DOP  Lucio Bonelli, ART Mariana Pereira, WARDROBE Nicole Davrieux, SOUND Daniel Yafalián, EDITION Andrés Tambornino, MUSIC Matías Singer