Andrés Ramírez Pulido | France, Colombia | 2022 | 86'
Eliu is imprisoned in an experimental centre for young delinquents for a crime he committed with his friend El Mono. In the heart of the tropical forest in Colombia, adolescents are subjected to hard manual labour and strange rituals of rehabilitation. One day, El Mono is transferred to the same centre and with him the past that Eliu is trying to flee from, resurfaces.
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Valiente Gracia, Alta Rocca
Andrés Ramírez Pulido
Julie Duclaux, Juliette Kempf
Grand Prize (Critics' Week, Cannes Film Festival 2022), SACD Award (Critics' Week, Cannes Film Festival 2022), Special Mention at First Feature Competition (Jerusalem Film Festival 2022), Best Artistic Contribution on a Debut Feature (Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano de La Habana 2022)
Andrés Ramírez Pulido was born in Bogota in 1989. In 2016, his first short, El Eden, was presented at the Berlinale and won the prize for the best short film at the international festivals of Busan, Cairo and Viña del Mar. In 2017, Damiana was selected in competition at the Cannes Film Festival, then Toronto, Oberhausen and Zinebi - Festival of documentaries and short films of Bilbao. La Jauría, his debut feature, had its world premiere at the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes in 2022.
2022 – La Jauría ff
2017 – Damiana, sf
2016 – El Eden, sf