José

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José

Directed by Li Cheng

  • Guatemala 2018; 85 min
  • Genre: Drama
    • Queer Lion - Venice IFF

  • GIORNATE DEGLI AUTORI

Synopsis

José (19 years old) lives with his Mother (50s) in Guatemala: a tough life in one of the world’s most dangerous, religious, and impoverished countries. José is her youngest and favorite child, and her life is church and selling sandwiches. José spends his days on crowded buses and in the streets delivering food. Resigned and aloof, in free moments he plays with his phone and looks for random sex. When he meets Luis, José is thrust into passion and pain and self-reflection that was previously unimaginable.

Production

  • YQSTUDIO LLC

    George F Roberson 

International Sales

  • REDIANCE