Waiting for the Messiah Poster

Release Date: January 12th, 2000

DVD Release Date: March 9th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
The Argentine economy is a shambles, and several people struggle to make sense of their personal and professional lives. Reluctant restaurant heir Ariel (Daniel Hendler) gets a job mindlessly poring over videotape and falls in love with the glamorous television personality Laura (Chiara Caselli). Meanwhile, bank employee Santamaria (Enrique Pineyro) gets fired and is thrown out on the streets, where he meets a beautiful washroom attendant named Elsa (Stefania Sandrelli) and regains some hope.

Cast: Daniel Hendler, Héctor Alterio, Enrique Pineyro, Stefania Sandrelli, Chiara Caselli, Melina Petriella

Director: Daniel Burman

Genres: Comedy drama

Keywords: Father, Wife, Love, Offbeat, House, 1990s, Fall, Transformation, Melodramatic, Amusing, Underdog