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NO WEIGHT WHATSOEVER

NO WEIGHT WHATSOEVER

LANGUAGES: Spanish | SUBTITLES: English

Genre: Narrative, fiction, drama
Running Time: 29 minutes
Year of production: 2020

SYNOPSIS

No Weight Whatsoever narrates two seemingly unrelated stories: in the first one, a young classical music composer in Bogotá, Colombia, gets ready to demo his latest work to a group of friends. In the second, two girls in the country side figure out how to live without their parents. What is the connection between these two peoples and places?

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Crime Central
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

In order of appearance:
Manolo Orjuela
Adelaida Otalora
Xaviera Valenzuela
Paula Atuesta
Diver Higuita
Novia de
Juliana Marín
Victor Quesada
Edwin Maya
Julián Arango
Ariadna Rodriguez
Laura Castiblanco
Paola Piza
Pablo Castiblanco
Civilina Puentes

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Mauricio Arango
Screenwriter: Mauricio Arango
Producer: Crime Central
Director of Photography: Santiago Muluk
Sound: Juan David Chaparro
Editing: Mauricio Arango
Sound Editing: Juan David Chaparro
Music Composer: John Hermán Cortés, Orlando Jacinto García

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: Suspense
Language: Spanish
Country of origin: Colombia, USA
Year of production: 2020
Total running time: 29 minutes
Shooting format: Digital Video, 4K
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 19:10 DCI
Sound format: 5.1

AWARDS

Special Mention, Competition Flash. FiD Marseille 2020

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

FiD Marseille 2020

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Mauricio Arango was born in Bogotá, Colombia and lives and works in New York City. He is an alumnus of the Independent Study Program at the Whitney Museum and has participated in residences at Headlands Art Center in San Francisco, the MacDowell Artist Colony, USA; Museo El Barrio, New York. He earned and MFA from the University of Minnesota. His films have been screened at art and film festivals including New Directors/New Films at the Lincoln Film Society and The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Kino Der Kunst, Münich; VideoBrasil, Sao Paulo; FiD Marseille, Rencontres Internationales, Paris; IndieLisboa, Lisbon. He has received awards in the form of financial support from institutions including The Foundation For Contemporary Art, New York; RivieraLab Coproduction Fund, Mexico; Secretary of Culture, Colombia; Filmmakers Fund, Rooftop Films, New York; Matt Robert Arts, London; Bush Foundation For the Arts, Saint Paul, USA; The Jerome Foundation, New York; the National Fund for the Arts from the National Association of Latino Artists and Communities, USA; and The Minnesota State Arts Board, among others.