Searching-4 Tabernero

Searching-4 Taberno (Spanish: Buscando a Tabernero) is a 2020 documentary film directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley and produced through his film production and distribution studio Heritage Film Project.[1]

Searching-4 Tabernero
SpanishBuscando a Tabernero
Directed byEduardo Montes-Bradley
Written byEduardo Montes-Bradley
Produced byHenry Weinschenk, Eduardo Montes-Bradley, Soledad Liendo, Rodolfo Durán
Narrated byEduardo Montes-Bradley
Edited byEduardo Montes-Bradley
Music byEduardo Montes-Bradley, Gabriel Bajarlía
Distributed byHeritage Film Project
Release date
  • November 26, 2020 (2020-11-26) (Argentina)
Running time
72 minutes
CountriesUnited States, Argentina
LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, German

The film traces the origins of German cinematographer Peter Paul Weinschenk before his arrival in Buenos Aires where he changed his name to Pablo Tabernero and became one of Argentina’s most influential cinematographers.

Searching-4 Taberno premiered on November 26, 2020.[2][3]


For the film Montes-Bradley joins Tabernero's eldest son (Henry Weinschenk) and together trace Weinschenk's steps from his birth in Zehlendorf to his arrival in Buenos Aires.[4] The documentary includes previously unseen color footage of La Boca filmed in 1941 and footage of Tabernero walking with the troops of Buenaventura Durruti as they move forward to attack the troops loyal to Francisco Franco.


Searching-4 Tabernero was filmed in Berlin, Trouville-sur-Mer, Barcelona, Madrid, New York, Charlottesville, Buenos Aires, and Mendoza.[5]


La Nación and Caligari both reviewed the movie favorably, the former calling it a tribute to Weinschenk.[6] Ámbito also gave Searching-4 Tabernero a favorable review, stating that the movie left them wanting to know more.[7]


  1. ^ ""Buscando a Tabernero": la película de un fotógrafo que escapó de la Alemania nazi". Radio JAI (in Spanish). Retrieved 2020-12-09.
  2. ^ Amarillo, Ignacio Andres. "Sobreviviente del siglo XX". El Litoral. Retrieved 2020-12-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ Montes-Bradley está "Buscando a Tabernero" en una exploración sobre el cine y el siglo. Telam November 25, 2020
  4. ^ Montes-Bradley, Eduardo. Homenajes IV. “Habeas Corpus: Peter Paul Weinschenk, alias Pablo Tabernero” 34to. Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata, Ediciones, 2019. p117.
  5. ^ Beamurguia, Martin (24 November 2020). ""Buscando a Pablo Tabernero" de Eduardo Montes Bradley. Crítica". Cinema Argentina Hoy.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ Linguenti, Alejandro (November 25, 2020). "Tabernero, un nombre importante y poco recordado del cine argentino". La Nación. Retrieved 9 December 2020.
  7. ^ "Tras los pasos de un genio de la fotografía". Ámbito. Retrieved 9 December 2020.

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