Synopsis: The week of his 18th birthday, Bennie, who's a waiter on a cruise ship, has a layover in Buenos Aires. He seeks out his older brother, Tetro, whom he hasn't seen in years. Tetro, who lives with Miranda, is a burned-out case; he's hot and cold toward his brother, introducing him as a "friend," refusing to talk about their family, telling Bennie not to tell Miranda who their father is. Thoughts of their father cast a shadow over both brothers. Who is he, and what past has Tetro left behind? Bennie finds pages of Tetro's unfinished novel, and he pushes both to know his own history and to become a part of his brother's life again. What can come of Bennie's pushing?
Genre: Drama
Production: American Zoetrope
  1 win & 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
127 min

Excuse me.

where is the...

Yes, here.


--Be careful.


Hey, excuse me ...

"... YOUR SOUL" / i

Yes, who is?


But what luck I have.

Good night, sweet.



Of course.

Angie is dead.

My name is now Tetro.

--Hello, Tetro!

Good morning.

--How are you?

--Whats up?

--Hello, Tetro, how are you?


--How are you?



--This is my friend Benjamin.

Well, my friend too.

How are you?

Now come, yes.

Excuse me.

--Tart quince, specially for Tetro.

--Thank you

Medias lunas.

Ready ...



--Yes, I'm coming.

Joseph, you son of a bitch!

I'm the son of a bitch?

Look at who is talking ...

Son of a bitch!

No, no ... is Armani!

It's Armani, I'll kill you.

No, please, I beg you.

--I want to see you play cool now!

It is Giorgio Armani.

I'll kill you, bitch.

You can kill me.

--I do not want to know!

--Why are you doing this?

I do not care

This shit does not matter!

Now you will see!

Okay, what else? I've been waiting, yes.

Three hours, yes, already. Yeah, a kiss.

Abelardo Vaca Castex, calls the "cocoa"

and leases the pub. What do you think?

How could you do that?

What can I do?

Tetro closed our business.

What to do? Excuse me ...

Yes .. Ship to Mexico ...

I'm waiting for you, Dad.


--What is the problem?

No, wait!

You know how how expensive that guitar is?

I dont care!

No. ..!

My guitar!


What position more tempting ...

We were undoing alot

of things.

Abelardo, these are my friends ...

Tetro illuminate

your show.

--It would be good to take it from there ...

"Let's get it out ...

--Put the poster.

"Let's see ...

Tetro is one of the best

illuminators of Elmo La Boca.

Look, how beautiful.

Excuse me.


"Let's close this ...



--We are in business!

--We are in ...

In Buenos Aires .../ i

# ... that was saved from sharp beak, # / i

# refuge in the dark, # / i

# of a gull destructive # / i

# seeds. # / i

Carito #, # / i

# I am your friend # / i

# offer myself as tree # / i

for your nest # # / i

Carito # # / i

loose your song # # / i

# that the fabric of my accordion is ...#/ i

No, but it is like.


--Hello, Joseph

But what I'm seeing.

Look at my love.

He broke again!

You're alright right!?

Easy ...


Okay ...

I need to return the car

to my father.

--Take care!



--Good luck to you.

All the best.

Bye, Bennie.


Sorry to intrude, Miranda.


Welcome to "La Colifata"!

Viva! / I

Straight Edge, "La Colifata ".../ i

LT 22, Radio La Colifata "/ i

We did radio one hours

a week on Saturday. / i

"Onward, O people, the rescue"

( "Avanti popolo, alla riscossa") / i

"red flag!"

( "bandiera rossa, bandiera rossa !")/ i

"Onward, O people, the rescue"

( "Avanti popolo, alla riscossa") / i

"red flag will triumph"

( "bandiera rossa trionfo .")/ i

"And with you the thoughts of

our dear Cludia Alessandra ..."/ i

Well ...

I am very grateful for

the opportunity

for this presentation.

that is much bigger than I am .../ i

I'm just a grain of sand in

beach is "La Colifata" / i

A drop of water in the ocean

"La Colifata ".../ i

Unlike you, I do not

want to give my opinion / i

Why are the worst people

I met across this planet! / i

No! No! No!

No. .. / i

What is your name and

why are you here?

Do not want to talk to the microphone ...

--Why do not you?

--Why not!

I just wanted to thank

this station from my heart.

"My name is Tetro ..."/ i

I want to talk about my father, / i

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