Gonella Productions

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LANGUAGE: English

Genre: Drama
Running Time: 15 minutes
Year of production: 2014

SYNOPSIS

In a world immersed in discrimination against Latinos, Maria and Leo decide to reunite. Simultaneously, Marilyn and David begin their love. Surrounded by decrepit remnants of a once beautiful town or in a world where imagination is reality, these two couples show two sides of the same love.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Charango Content
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Liliana Montenegro
Jason Rowland
Jocelyn Aguilar
Brandon Hutzell

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Matias L. Nilsson
Screenwriter: Matias L. Nilsson & Allison Hardey
Producer: Allison Hardey
Director of Photography: Caroline Le Hello
Sound: Emmet Cassey
Editing: Christian Castagna
Sound Editing: Ramon Montoya
Music Composer: Juan Manuel Leguizamon

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: Hispanic / Romance
Language: English
Country of origin: USA
Year of production: 2014
Total running time: 15
Shooting format: Super16mm
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Sound format: Stereo

AWARDS

Imperial Valley International Film Festival – Best Short

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Los Angeles Shorts Fest, USA
Marbella International Film Festival, Spain
White Sands International Film Festival, USA
Indieflix Film Festival
Yuma International Film Festival, USA

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Born in Buenos Aires, with Swedish roots, and with more than a decade living in Los Angeles, MATÍAS has directed commercials for Chrysler-RAM, Ford, RING, Toyota, among others.
A DGA Member, MATÍAS moves forward under one goal: honoring the story and making it the driving force of each project. His narrative shorts has been selected in many film festivals across the World.
His latest short, WELCOME BACK, has been selected to the HBO New York Film Festival, LA Short Fest (Academy Award qualifying), and won Best Short at IMDB Independent Shorts Award, as well as other festivales in Europe and North America.
With bi-cultural background, MATÍAS creates stories that deserve to be heard, by honoring the elements that makes us beautifully diverse and the qualities that connect us and makes us human.