Spanish Cinema Now 2012

The Cold Call

Showtimes

Film runs Fri, Dec 7 through Sun, Dec 16.

The Cold Call
A puerta fría | Xavi Puebla, 2012
Spain | 80 minutes

TV salesman Salva knows he needs at least one big contract to bring him back into favor with his boss, so he heads to a trade fair where he hopes to make a pitch to Mr. Battleworth, a big American distributor. Weak on English, he enlists the aid of Ines, a hostess at the conference, but the meeting with Battleworth doesn’t turn out exactly as planned.  A business fable for our times, The Cold Call features excellent performances from Antonio Dechent, Maria Valverde and Nick Nolte as Mr. Battleworth.

Series: Spanish Cinema Now 2012

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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