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MARGARITA

MARGARITA

LANGUAGES: Spanish | SUBTITLES: English

Genre: drama
Running Time: 21:59
Year of production: 2016

SYNOPSIS

Margarita is a woman exhausted for the routine of her work as a prostitute.When she knows an old shoeshine, she begins to be aware about anything gonna change if it is not for herself, and she will have to try her best to escape from the routine.

Margarita es una mujer agotada por la rutina de su trabajo como prostituta. Al conocer a un viejo lustrador de zapatos, Margarita comenzará a ser consciente de que nada cambiará si no es por ella misma y tendrá que probar su fuerza para salir de la rutina.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: e-motion
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Tatiana Castañeda Hincapie – as “Margarita”
Pedro Julio Arias Suarez – as “John”
Diego Casas Santamaria – as “Gustavo”

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Jairo Andrés Palacio Villa
Screenwriter: Jairo Andrés Palacio Villa
Producer: Lina Henao Builes
Director of Photography: Andrés White Cuartas
Sound: Oscar Rojo Gaviria - David Escallón
Editing: David Castaño Lujan – Jairo Andrés Palacio Villa
Sound Editing: Oscar Rojo Gaviria
Music Composer: David Escallón

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: Comedy
Language: Spanish
Country of origin: Colombia
Year of production: 2016
Total running time: 21:59
Shooting format: Digital 2K
Color type: color
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Sound format: AAC

AWARDS

Winner in the Category "New creators Antioquia" of the Marathon of
short films
“Pantalones Cortos”

Best Male Performance and Best Performance
Female in the Festival de Cine Latinoamericano de Rosario, Argentina.

Honorable mention in the festival “Antioquia para verte mejor”
2017,fiction.

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Festival de Cine de Jardín
Festival de cine corto de Popayán
Festival de Cine Independiente de Villa de Leyva

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Andrés Palacio studied audiovisual communication in the University of Antioquia, Colombia, where he wrote and directed some fiction and documentary shorts and music videos. His passion for films started in his teenage when he was programming and projecting movies at “Lienzo de Meliès cinema club” in his hometown. “Margarita” (2016) was his grade work, after that he directed the documentary “The sons of Jairo'' and he works in the promotion of cultural and artistic projects.