Candelaria

Columbia, Germany, Norway, Argentina, Cuba, 2017, 88 min.

Director

Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza

Producer

Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza,
Román Paul,
Juan Diego Villegas,,
Gerhard Meixner,
Claudia Calviño,
Dag Hoel,
Federico Eibuszyc,
Barbara Sarasola-Day

Scenario

María Camila Arias,
Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza,
Abel Arcos,
Carlos Quintela

Rights Holder

Beta Cinema

DOP

Soledad Rodríguez

Cast

Alden Knigth, Veronica Lynn, Manuel Viveros, Philipp Hochmair

Production

Antorcha Films, Razor Film Produktion GmbH, DHF, Pucara Cine, Producciones de la 5ta Avenida, Fidelio Films

The ‘90s. Cuba is drowning in hunger, cigars and rum. In this grim landscape, the life of Candelaria and Victor Hugo, a couple who stayed together out of inertia, takes a surprising turn the day Candelaria finds a video camera.

HONORS
2017 Venice IFF (Italy) – Venice Days Award
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
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Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza

Born in Quibdó, Columbia in 1975. Experienced director and film producer. He is best known for organising the Cali film festival Cien Milimetros and founding Antorcha Films, a film production company focused on local content. Hendrix also coproduced and codirected several German and Latin-American productions. His feature masterpiece CHOCÓ was presented at the 2012 edition of the Berlinale festival. The film was also screened at the Minsk IFF "Listapad" in the "Youth on the March" program.

Selected filmography

2017 Candelaria

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