Perro Bomba (en)

Perro bomba

Chosen in: 

Original version: 

Espagnol

Director: 

Juan Cáceres

Country: 

  • Chile
  • France

Year: 

2018

Length: 

90 min

Scriptwriter: 

Juan Cáceres

Editor: 

Diego Figueroa

Director of photography: 

Valeria Fuentes

Actors: 

Steevens Benjamin (Steevens), Alfredo Castro (Jefe), Junior Benjamin (Junior), Blanca Lewin (Esperanza), Gastón Salgado (Jefe 2)

Production: 

Brief synopsis of the project: 

Steevens (21) is a young Haitian with a simple and stable life in Chile: work, home, friends and fun. Junior (19), a childhood friend, arrives in Chile. Steevens gets him a job, but Junior is messy and provokes a fight in which Steevens hits his Boss (50). This event gets viral and his community, his friends and everybody else reject Steevens. He loses his papers and his home. Steevens walks around the city searching for a chance to restart his life, finding it only beyond the margins of society.

Prix: 

Premio “Mi primer largometraje” - ICEI Universidad de Chile / VIII Bolivialab premio Fimosonido / Premio “DIRAC” WIP Chileno en Viña del Mar IFF / Premio “Guadalajara Construye” WIP Chileno en Viña del Mar IFF.

Director's biography: 

Juan Cáceres (Santiago de Chile, 1990). Debuts in 2016 with the short film Desiderio and, in 2017-2018, he premieres his second short film, La Duda, selected in Toulouse, Sao Paulo and Havana, among other festivals. Perro Bomba, currently in edition, was created working with natural actors, without a script and based on improvisation acting. The film has won several development awards and has been selected as WIP in Viña del Mar (2017) and Guadalajara (2018).

Filmography: 

2017 - La Duda - fiction - 9 min.
2016 - Desiderium - fiction - 10min.

Production: 

Infractor Films Factory es una productora con sede en Santiago de Chile, fundada en 2015 por Alejandro Ugarte. Sus producciones se centran en temas sociales, el trabajo con jóvenes cineastas
y la exploración de la delgada línea entre la ficción y el documental.

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