My Hero Alexis
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    My Hero Alexis

    Directed by

    Chile

    2019

    100 min

    • Spanish

    Fiction

    In a chance meeting, a young boy, Tito, meets his soccer playing idol Alexis Sanchez. As an unexpected bond develops, both Tito and Alexis will teach each other new lessons on life, friendship, and the love for soccer.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Luciano González
    Alexis Sánchez
    Screenplay
    Josefina Fernández
    Cinematography
    Brian Welsh
    Music
    Pablo Vergara
    Sales
    THE ANNEX ENTERTAINMENT
    Production
    FABULA
    Alejandro Fernández Almendras

    Alejandro Fernández Almendras

    Chile

    Film criticism has been key to my work as a filmmaker

    Born in 1971, Chile. Alejandro Fernández Almendras studied journalism and since 2002 has directed several awarded short films. His debut feature HUACHO (2009) premiered in Festival de Cannes and his second film BY THE FIRE (2011) premiered at San Sebastian FF. TO KILL A MAN (2014) won the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic at Sundance FF and represented Chile at the Academy and Goya Awards. His film MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (2016) premiered at San Sebastian and Sundance FF. His latest film, THE BEST WE CAN (2018), partially funded by the Jeonju Cinema Project grant, courtesy of the Korean festival, was screened at Jeonju IFF 2018. In 2019 he released his film THE PLAY.

    Selected Filmography