The film Abrakadabra, directed by brothers Luciano and Nicolás Onetti, will debut on May 12th at Cannes Film Festival. It has been one of the 7 films selected to participate in the “Upcoming Fantastic Films” section of Blood Window.
Abrakadabra is the fourth film by the Onetti brothers and closes the “giallo” trilogy that began with “Sonno Profondo” (2013) and “Francesca” (2015).
Dante The Great, a prestigious magician, accidentally dies during a risky magic trick. Thirty-five years later his son Lorenzo, also a magician, presents a magic show in one of the most important theaters in the city. From then on, a series of murders will begin to take place and will attempt to incriminate him. Lorenzo must discover who and why seeks to involve him before it is too late…
Abrakadabra stars Germán Baudino (“What the Waters Left Behind”, “2/11 Day of the Dead”), María Eugenia Rigón (“Deadpoint”), Clara Kovacic (“I am So, Tita from Buenos Aires”, “Jasmine”), Ivi Brickell (“Until it happens”, “Parasomnia”), Gustavo D´Alessandro (“Francesca”), Raúl Gederlini (“Francesca”) and Pablo Vilela (“Giants of Mexico”).