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LA MUJER DEL TORO

LA MUJER DEL TORO

LANGUAGES: Spanish | SUBTITLES: English

Genre: drama
Running Time: 10 minutes 05 seconds
Year of production: 2015

SYNOPSIS

A fisherman discovers that his wife is cheating on him. Obfuscated by fury and by the pain of losing her, he imagines the outcome of his possible revenge and also that of resignation. In order not to choose those endings, he chooses a new option.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: LolAmarilla Contenidos y Producciones E.I.R.L.
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Toro: Lucho Cáceres
Wife: Victoria Zuleta
Lover: Víctor Olivares

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Marcela Cossíos
Screenwriter: Marcela Cossíos
Producer: Marcela Cossíos, Fernando Cum, Andrés Rodríguez
Director of Photography: Fernando Cum
Sound: Jacob Jiménez
Editing: Roberto Benavides
Sound Editing: Daniel Padilla Gassols
Music Composer: Víctor Villavisencio, Daniel Padilla Gassols

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: drama
Language: spanish
Country of origin: Peru and Guatemala
Year of production: 2015
Total running time: 10 minutes 05 seconds
Shooting format: digital
Color type: color
Aspect ratio: 2:33:1
Sound format: stereo

AWARDS

WINNING SHORT FILM (national fiction) at the Third National Film Festival Huanuco, Peru, 2016.
SPECIAL JURY AWARD (Fiction Short Film Competition) at the Third Trujillo Film Festival, Peru, 2016

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Selected in the First Peruvian film festival made by women, 2018.
Nominated (fiction category) at Feslacor La Puerta Del Sol - 2nd Latin American Online Short Film Festival, 2016.
Screened at the Shortcup Festival : 5 cities in Latin America (Florianópolis, Bogota, Medellin, Santiago and Monterrey), 2016.
Selected in the Short Film Corner, Cannes Film Festival 2016.
Screened at The 7th China International New Media Short Film Festival, China, 2016.
Selected in competition at the VI UABC International Film Festival, Baja California 2015.

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Marcela Cossíos was born in Lima in 1973. She is scriptwriter, film director and translator. She works as a screenwriter, script doctor and screenwriting teacher.
In Madrid, she collaborated with the script of the feature documentary film Cristóbal Halffter, Libertad Imaginada (La Comuna Vertical, 2014).
The Bull's wife (2016), her first short as screenwriter and director, received the jury award at the Trujillo Film Festival and the award for best fiction short film at the Huánuco Film Festival. Her second short film, Under the balcony (2019), continues to participate in festivals. It won the Audience special mention winner at the Saint-Petersburg International Film Festival (SPIFF) Competition dedicated to Women (2020), and the Special Jury Section Award at the 2nd Annual Hollywood Venus Awards (Istanbul) 2021.
She has just finished her master's degree in Creative Writing at the Pontificia Universidad Católica in Lima and she is working on her first novel.