15 certificateWhisky is a Film programme that first aired in 2004 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

Whisky is a 4 star programme

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Whisky (2004)

Directed by
Pablo Stoll
Juan Pablo Rebella

Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll's Cannes-winning film is a comedy-drama that relies on quite subtlety for its affect. Jacobo Koller runs a near-derelict sock factory and leads a life of quiet desperation. When his more successful brother Herman announces a surprise visit after many year's absence, Jacobo is desperate to prove he's successful at something and asks his near-mute assistant Marta Acuna to pose as his wife. His brother arrives and, instead of farce, the weekend turns into something more wickedly comic. The film's title, deliberately ironic, comes from what Uruguayans say instead of "cheese" to get a smile for the camera. This was Rebella's last film - he committed suicide last year, aged just 36

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2004

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: Uruguay/Argentina/Germany/Spain

Filmed in Colour


Andrés Pazos...Jacobo Koller
Mirella Pascual...Marta Acuña
Jorge Bolani...Herman Koller
Ana Katz...Graciela the young wife
Daniel Hendler...Martín the young husband
Verónica Perrotta...Jacobo's worker 1
Mariana Velazques...Jacobo's worker 2
Dumas Lerena...Isaac Jacobo's client
Damián Barrera...Andrés the receptionist
Alfonso Tort...Juan Carlos the bellboy
Francisca Barreira...Young girl singer