Halley
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    Halley

    Directed by

    Mexico

    2012

    80 min

    • Spanish

    Drama, Horror

    Alberto is dead and can no longer hide it. Make-up and perfume can no longer conceal his quickly decomposing body. Dismayed, he decides to withdraw from the world. But before surrendering to his living death, Alberto forms an unusual friendship with Luly, the manager of the 24-hour gym where he works as a night guard.

    Awards

    • Best Cinematography - Durban IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Alberto Trujillo
    Lourdes Trueba
    Hugo Albores
    Screenplay
    Sebastián Hofmann
    Julio Chavezmontes
    Cinematography
    Matías Penachino
    Editing
    Sebastián Hofmann
    Music
    Gustavo Mauricio Hernández Dávila
    Sales
    VISIT FILMS
    Production
    MANTARRAYA
    Production
    PIANO

    Press

    Sebastián   Hofmann

    Sebastián Hofmann

    Mexico

    I like films that feel like dreams or nightmares. Realism bores me to death. I think films should be parables. Tone and atmosphere are my favorite brushes to paint with in cinema.

    Sebastián Hofmann is an accomplished Mexican filmmaker and visual artist. HALLEY, his feature debut, premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and was selected to screen at numerous international film festivals. It won eight awards and has been nominated for five Ariel Awards. His most recent film TIME SHARE won the Special Jury Prize at Sundance FF and was nominated for two awards at IFF Rotterdam. Hofmann is also a successful producer, editor, and cinematographer. In 2011, he co-founded the Mexican production and distribution company, Piano.

    Selected Filmography