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Eric, 10, finds himself almost overnight living with Gabriel, his father who he barely knows. The man has trouble keeping their heads above water and building a relationship with his son. Maria Isabel, the woman Gabriel works for as a carpenter, decides to take the child under her wing.

2014

France, Colombia

87 minutes

 

Cast: Brayan Santamaría, Carlos Fernando Pérez, Alejandra Borrero

Director: Franco Lolli

Screenplay: Franco Lolli, Catherine Paillé, with the collaboration of Virginie Legeay

Casting: Carlos “Fagua” Medina, Santiago Porras

Photography: Oscar Durán
Production design: Marcela Gómez
Sound: Matthieu Perrot, Josefina Rodríguez, Samuel Aïchoun
Editing: Nicolas Desmaison, Julie Duclaux

 

A Geko Films and Evidencia Films production / in association with Séptima Films and Epithète Films / with the collaboration of Versatile / with the participation of Ad Vitam, EFD Colombia / with support from Fondo para el Desarrollo Cinematográfico Proimágenes Colombia, la Fondation GAN pour le Cinéma, Visions Sud Est, Région Ile de France, Région Basse-Normandie, Ciclic Région Centre

 

World premiere: Critics’ Week, Cannes Film Festival

International sales: Versatile

PREMIOS

– Premio a Mejor Película, Festival de Cine de Lima, Perú
– Premio a Mejor Película, Film Fest Gent, Bélgica
– Premio a mejores actores, Festival de cine La Orquídea, Cuenca, Ecuador
– Premio especial del jurado (categoría Ópera prima), Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano de La Habana, Cuba
– Premio a Mejor Película de un Realizador Latinoamericano de hasta 35 años, Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata, Argentina
– Mención especial Sección Horizontes Latinos, Festival de San Sebastián, España

 

FESTIVALES

– Premier mundial : Semana de la Crítica, Festival de Cannes
– La Rochelle Film Festival / München FilmFest / Lima Film Festival / AFI Latin American Film Festival / San Sebastian Film Festival / Biarritz Film Festival / Vancouver Film Festival / Festival Do Rio / Busan Film Festival / Festival du Nouveau Cinéma Montréal / Auch Film Festival / Chicago Film Festival / Film Fest Gent / Morelia Film Festival / SANFIC Film Festival / Stockholm Film Festival / Minsk Film Festival / La Orquidea Film Festival Cuenca / Amiens Film Festival / Huelva Film Festival / Mar Del Plata Film Festival / Doha Ajyal Youth Film Festival / Belfort Film Festival / Pau Film Festival / Vendôme Film Festival / La Habana Film Festival / Palm Springs Film Festival / Angers Premiers Plans Film Festival / Cleveland Film Festival / Glasgow Film Festival…