The Summer of the Electric Lion

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    The Summer of the Electric Lion

    El verano del león eléctrico

    Directed by

    Chile

    2018

    22 min

    • Spanish

    Drama

    Hidden in a house far from the city, a boy accompanies his sister as she becomes the seventh wife of a prophet who electrocutes anyone who touches him.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Lan Fa Salas
    Gaspar Santibañez
    Roxana Naranjo
    Screenplay
    Diego Céspedes
    Cinematography
    Thomas Woodroffe
    Gustavo Yañez
    Editing
    Ignacio Ulloa
    Music
    Sebastián Pérez
    Sales
    MARVIN&WAYNE
    Production
    AGOSTO CINE
    Production
    ELECTRICA
    Diego  Céspedes

    Diego Céspedes

    Chile

    Diego Céspedes graduated as a filmmaker from the University of Chile in 2017. In 2015, the short film NON CASTUS, for which he was the cinematographer and editor, received special mention from the jury at the Festival del film Locarno. In 2017, he wrote and directed his first short film EL VERANO DEL LEÓN ELECTRICO who won the Cinéfondation First Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.