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LUNA VIEJA

LUNA VIEJA

LANGUAGE: Spanish | SUBTITLES: English

OLD MOON – English Title
LUNA VIEJA – Spanish Title

Genre: Drama
Running Time: 11:35
Year of production: 2013

SYNOPSIS

Elsa lives deep in the mountains of the Caribbean island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. The visit of her granddaughter, Mina, and her son-in-law, Alei, brings a sweet and bitter taste into her life. Throughout the story, Elsa discovers that Mina is a victim of sexual abuse. In order to protect her granddaughter, Elsa, makes a decision that will change their lives forever.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Elsa: María Velázquez
Alei: Julio Ramos
Mina: Laura Cristina Cardona

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Raisa Bonnet
Screenwriter: Raisa Bonnet
Producer: Raisa Bonnet, Juan Esteban Suárez
Director of Photography: Cristian Carretero
Sound: Ashley Michel Hoban
Editing: Raisa Bonnet
Sound Editing: Ramón Martínez, Carlos Velázquez
Music Composer: N/A

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Language: Spanish
Country of origin: Puerto Rico
Year of production: 2013
Total running time: 11:35
Shooting format: HDCAM
Color type: RGB
Aspect ratio: 1:1.78 (16:9)
Sound format: Stereo

AWARDS

Cinefiesta, Puerto Rico (2014)
Winner - Best National Director
Winner - Best Actress
Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, Trinidad and Tobago (2014)
Special Mention Jury Prize for Best Short Film
Seattle Latino International Film Festival, USA (2014)
Winner - Best Short Film
NYU First Run Film Festival, New York, USA (2015)
Wasserman Award - Second Prize Winner, Best Graduate Short Film (Presented at the Directors Guild of America, California USA)

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada (2013)
Berlin International Film Festival, Berlin, Germany (2014)
Slamdance International Film Festival, Utah, USA (2014)
Museum of Movie Image Film Festival, New York, New York (2014)
Guadalajara International Film Festival, Guadalajara, Mexico (2014)
Rincón International Film Festival, Rincón, Puerto Rico (2014)
Cinefiesta, Puerto Rico (2014)
Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, Trinidad and Tobago (2014)
Seattle Latino International Film Festival, USA (2014)
Cine Global Dominicano, Dominican Republic (2014)
Festival del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano, La Habana, Cuba (2014)
Chicago Latino Film Festival, Chicago, USA (2015)
Voice of a Woman Film Festival, New York, New York (2016)
NYU First Run Film Festival, New York, USA (2015)