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Own Flesh


An old, awarded bull embarks on his final journey. From his green and fertile Pampa towards his final destination: the slaughterhouse. Going across the plains on a cattle truck, the voice in his head remembers strange stories about Argentina ́s beef industry and the social tensions around it.

Director's bio

Alberto Romero is a director, screenwriter and composer. He’s a partner at Puente Films and Zebra Cine. He directed the doc “Carne propia” and the feature “Infierno grande”. He co-wrote “Who killed Mariano Ferreyra?” and “Alicia”, by Alejandro Rath, and “Pichuco” and “Una noche solos”, by Martín Turnes. He’s currently developing “El Hacha”, a docu-thriller about the fragile bond between living creatures and their environments, located at the Caldén Forest in south-western La Pampa.

Cast & Crew

  • Year: 2017
  • Direction: Alberto Romero
  • Production Companies: Puente Films
  • Producers: Lucía Miranda, Alberto Romero
  • Length: 73'
  • Cast: Arnaldo André como El Toro
  • Script: Alberto Romero
  • DoP: Alberto Romero
  • Editing: Juan Martín Hsu
  • Sound Design: Pablo Córdoba
  • Music: Alberto Romero