The Life and Death of Óscar Pérez

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    The Life and Death of Óscar Pérez

    Directed by

    France

    2018

    45 min

    • Spanish

    Documentary, Experimental

    Óscar Pérez was a Venezuelan elite police officer who rebelled against the government of Nicolás Maduro. This movie chronicles the life and death of a controversial man through the prism of his surrealist publications on social medias.

    Awards

    • Jury Prize - Brive FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Editing
    Romain Champalaune
    Production
    ROMAIN CHAMPALAUNE PHOTOGRAPHY
    Romain Champalaune

    Romain Champalaune

    France

    After Film Editing studies, Romain Champalaune decided to focus on photography. He graduated from the French National School of Photography Louis Lumière in 2012. After graduation he worked on the Iranian society for two years. He depicted the daily life of a Mollah, showed the booming of plastic surgery and the absurd censorship of women’s bodies in Hollywood movies. Today he explores questions related to the world economy. The first chapter of this work is about the Samsung Group in South Korea. His photographs are published in national and international publications: Le Monde, The New York Times, Der Spiegel, D La Repubblica, WIRED, Marie-Claire, among others. His work has been exhibited at the Prix Bayeux-Calvados Festival, at Visa Pour l’Image. His first movie SAMSUNG GALAXY has been selected at numerous film festivals including the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. He is a regular collaborator of the show HUMANS on the Dutch public TV network NPO.