Navajazo

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    Navajazo

    Directed by

    Mexico, France

    2014

    75 min

    • Spanish

    Documentary

    The apocalypse we’ve always imagined, presented to us through portraits of characters struggling to survive in a hostile environment, where all they have is each other and the only thing they possess incommon is the will to keep on living, no matter the cost.

    Awards

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    • LCI Seguros, Simplemente and CTT Exp & Rentals Awards and Special Jury Mention, Audience Award - FICUNAM
    • Golden Leopard (Filmmakers of the Present) - FF Locarno
    • Best Feature Film - Milano FF
    • Best Picture - Jeonju IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Richard Lewis
    Amador Granados
    Yareni García
    Screenplay
    Julia Pastrana
    Ricardo Silva
    Cinematography
    Adrian Durazo
    Editing
    Julia Pastrana
    Music
    Albert Pla
    Production
    SPECOLA
    Sales
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    Press

    (...) a literal stab into the status quo of Mexican cinema.

    Maximiliano Cruz, FICUNAM

    Ricardo Silva

    Ricardo Silva

    Mexico

    Born on November 20th, 1985, he is originally from Guanajuato, Mexico. He moved to Tijuana, Baja California during his childhood. He is majoring in sociology at the Autonomous University of Baja California. His first film project was ISSBOCET, a short-film made in 2006 for the Recortos 48 festival, this short-film has been screened in Canada, Spain, Argentina, USA and Mexico City. In 2010 he produced SAMUEL a short-film screened in Los Angeles, California, where he met Jesse Lerner. In 2013 he finished his first feature film as a director, a film called NAVAJAZO. It has been screened in several galleries in Europe, in Mexico City and Tijuana, Mexico. He is currently working on his next film “EL FRACASO” which will be finished in 2014.

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