Festivals in Cannes



FICG,

goes to Cannes


FICG, Guadalajara International Film Festival


Ausencia / Absence

76 min, 2017
Director (s): Claudio Marcone, Liú Marino
Producers: Luis Cifuentes
Production Company:Tantan Films

Synopsis

Carmen Arriagada is the first female Chilean writer and has a strong political point of view, something that generates oddness to the boring and conservative city of Talca in 1845. Carmen is married to Gutike, a retired military veteran with a disability. She spends her days in social meetings and writing letters to her lover, the famous painter Moritz Rugendas, with whom she maintains an epistolary relationship for 10 years. Rugendas returns to Talca one last time before going back to Germany permanently. This visit will not only evidently show the love triangle between these three friends, but also the pain and the loneliness in which Carmen has to live the absence of Moritz.

Biography director (s) ›

claudio@tantanfilms.cl

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Infección / Infection

110 min, 2017
Director: Flavio Pedota
Producers: Santiago Ortiz Monasterio, Flavio Pedota
Production Company: Decenlace Films

Synopsis

In Caracas, a Russian under the influence of the krokodil drug is infected with a rabies virus and unleashes an epidemic of aggressive beings and cannibals. Amid all this Dr. Adam Vargas embarks on a hostile journey in a destroyed Venezuela to save his son from infection.

Biography director ›

Biography producer ›

desenlacefilms@gmail.com

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Juan y Vanesa

90 min, 2017.
Director: Ianis Guerrero
Producer: Ianis Guerrero
Production Company:Artepepan Films

Synopsis

When Juan, a 33-year-old truck driver learns he has a daughter, he decides to become responsible. He quits alcohol and takes one last chance at his job. At a highway gas station, Vanesa, a Mexican Lolita with pinkdyed hair convinces Juan to let her go with him. A rebellious teenager and a broken man start a journey to confront their own demons.

Biography director ›

ianis.gr@gmail.com

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Mi mundial

90 min, 2017
Director: Carlos Morelli
Producer: Lucía Gaviglio Salkind
Production Company:La Gota de Cine

Synopsis

Tito, a thirteen-year-old boy, is extremely gifted at playing soccer and attracts an ambitious agent who offers him a contract that would take his family out of poverty. The training requirements make him drop out of school. Tito will have to face the responsibilities of the adult world and stop seeing soccer as a game. When he’s about to get an international contract, his dream will shatter in pieces. He will have to return to his town to start again, and become a champion in real life.

Biography director ›

luciagaviglio@gmail.com

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Mis demonios nunca juraron soledad / My Demons Never Swore Solitude

90 min, 2017
Director: Jorge Leyva
Producer: Lilia Velazco Valle
Production Company:La Tuerca Films

Synopsis

Silent seeks for gold with his wife Deina. A strange presence manifests in the mountain. Deina believes it is a demon. In order to investigate the disappearance of his family, Heiner climbs the mountain with Cabo and Ba’am. That night, Silent notices a man covered with a hood prowling his cabin, and decides to capture him. Silent begins an adventure that leads him to discover a terrible secret the mountain keeps.

Biography director ›

latuerca@me.com

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Restos de viento / Wind Traces

105 min, 2017
Director: Jimena Montemayor
Producer: Víctor Enrique Léycegui Martínez
Production Company:Conejo Media S.A de C.V

Synopsis

A family tries to rebuild after the father’s absence. Carmen, the mother, depressed and unable to handle the situation, tells her children that their father will return soon. Daniel (7) receives an unexpected visit, which goes beyond the limits of reality and his imagination. Ana, the eldest daughter, lives a rejection towards adult life. The two brothers will try to help their mother accept what she does not want to see.

Biography director ›

conejomediamx @gmail.com

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