Oscuro Animal

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    Oscuro Animal

    Directed by

    Colombia, Argentina, Netherlands

    2016

    107 min

    • No dialogue

    Drama

    Karlovy Vary IFF

    Oscuro Animal tells the story of three women forced to flee their homes in a war-torn region of Colombia. Each woman’s journey, marked by terror, takes her on a trek from the depths of the jungle to the outskirts of Bogotá, where each must gather the strength needed to start a new life.

    Awards

    • Best Ibero-American Feature, Director, Cinematography and Female Ensemble Cast - FIC Guadalajara
    • FIPRESCI Prize - T-Mobile New Horizons IFF
    • Spanish Cooperation Award - San Sebastián IFF

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Marleyda Soto
    Luisa Vides
    Jocelyn Meneses
    Screenplay
    Felipe Guerrero
    Cinematography
    Fernando Lockett
    Editing
    Eliane D. Katz
    Production
    GEMA FILMS
    Festival Bookings
    RAMONDA INK

    Press

    An insistent, raw power.

    Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter

    Confident use of film technique.

    Roberto Oggiano, Cineuropa

    Felipe Guerrero

    Felipe Guerrero

    Colombia

    Felipe Guerrero studied film editing at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome. Since then, he has edited a large number of documentaries. In 2006, he made his directing debut with the short documentary PARAISO, which was awarded at FID Marseille. His second film, CORTA (2012), premiered at the IFF Rotterdam. OSCURO ANIMAL (2016) also premiered at IFF Rotterdam and won best Ibero-American picture, director, cinematography and best ensemble cast in the actress category.

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