Besos en la Frente

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Besos en la frente (Kisses On the Forehead) is a 1996 Argentine drama film written and directed by Carlos Galettini and starring China Zorrilla and Leonardo Sbaraglia. The film is based in the play by Jacobo Langsner Una margarita llamada Mercedes, which he wrote for (and was premiered by) Zorrilla, about the love between a high-class old Grand-Dame and a young writer just arrived from the provinces to Buenos Aires City. The film premiered on 5 September 1996 in Buenos Aires and was nominated for two Silver Condor Awards in 1997.

Besos en la frente
Sbaraglia and Papaleo in a scene of the film
Directed byCarlos Galettini
Produced byRaúl Outeda
Screenplay byCarlos Galettini
Luisa Irene Ickowicz
Based onUna margarita llamada Mercedes (play)
by Jacobo Langsner
StarringChina Zorrilla
Leonardo Sbaraglia
Claudio García Satur
Carolina Papaleo
Alejandra Flechner
Mabel Manzotti
CinematographyHector Morini
Edited byJuan Carlos Macías
Sinfonía Otoñal S.A.
Distributed bySinfonía Otoñal S.A.
Argentina Video Home
Release date
5 September 1996
Running time
95 min.


  • China Zorrilla ... Mercedes Arévalo
  • Leonardo Sbaraglia ... Sebastián Miguez
  • Claudio García Satur ... Fabio
  • Carolina Papaleo ... Estela
  • Alejandra Flechner ... Casilda
  • Mabel Manzotti ... Raquel
  • Leonardo Abremor ... Musical Director
  • Daniel Alvaredo ... Driver
  • Gustavo Bucciarelli ... Soundman
  • Henan Carbonero ... Kid
  • Fernanda Caride ... Silvia
  • Dario Casas ... Gardner
  • Lorena Colotta ... Musician 3
  • Daniel Di Biase ... Doctor (as Daniel Dibiase)
  • Jorge Dorio ... Raquel's husband
  • Lucio Herrera ... Musician 2
  • Cecilia Labourt ... Mercedes' Mother
  • Hilda Mantovani ... Woman in Pension
  • Alberto Mariotti ... Musician 1
  • Nieves Martín ... Grandma Mercedes
  • Francisco Nápoli ... Director de Cine
  • Germán Palacios ... Young Protagonist in The Film
  • Melina Petriella ... Young Mercedes
  • Angela Ragno ... Woman Protagonist in The Film
  • Pablo Rinaldi ... Mercedes' Father
  • Erica Rivas ... Laura
  • César Vianco ... Pedro Luis
  • Leonardo Lin ... Double of light of Leonardo Sbaraglia

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