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Problemista (2024)

The Story

Alejandro (Julio Torres) is an aspiring toy designer from El Salvador, struggling to bring his unusual ideas to life in New York City. As time on his work visa runs out, a job assisting an erratic art-world outcast (Tilda Swinton) becomes his only hope to stay in the country and realize his dream. From writer/director Julio Torres comes a surreal adventure through the equally treacherous worlds of New York City and the U.S. Immigration system.

The Deets

Rating: R
Concerns: Sexual Content, Some Language
Runtime: 1h 49m
Genre: Comedy
Original Language: English
Release Date (theaters): Mar 22, 2024  Wide

Main Cast

Julio Torres as Alejandro
Tilda Swinton as Elizabeth
RZA as Bobby
Isabella Rossellini as the narrator
Catalina Saavedra as Dolores
James Scully as Bingham
Greta Lee as Dalia

Production & Crew

Distributor: A24
Production Co: Fruit Tree
Director(s): Julio Torres
Producer(s): Emma Stone, Dave McCary, Ali Herting
Writer(s): Julio Torres
Cinematography:  Fredrik Wenzel
Music: Robert Ouyang Rusli
Editor: Sara Shaw, Jacob Schulsinger
Hair/Makeup Lead(s): Kay Georgiou (hair), Jackie Risotto (makeup)
Costumes: Catherine George

The Trailer

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