Yesterday Wonder I Was

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    Yesterday Wonder I Was

    Ayer maravilla fui

    Directed by

    Mexico

    2017

    81 min

    • Spanish

    Drama

    The existence of a lonely figure in Mexico City is slipped uncontrollably throughout bodies every so often, making his essence travel through bodies of men and women. Boredom and hopelessness of this being are faced by the love for Luisa and the need to be with her. He starts a struggle to communicate that love via different faces and bodies until he may be with her in spite of his condition.

    Awards

    • Ojo for Best Mexican Film, Best Actress in a Mexican Feature Film (Sonia Franco) - Morelia IFF
    • FIPRESCI Prize - Los Cabos IFF

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Sonia Franco
    Hoze Meléndez
    Siouzana Melikian
    Rubén Cristiany
    Cinematography
    Iván Hernández
    Editing
    Pedro G. García
    Production
    UN MUNDO

    Press

    Mariño's film is delicate and modest in its beauty, rigorously structured and with an outstanding performance by Sonia Franco.

    Butaca Ancha

    Gabriel  Mariño

    Gabriel Mariño

    Mexico

    Born in Puebla, Mexico in 1978, he moved to Mexico City at the age of thirteen. He began studying history, but later decided to pursue the studies in film instead, graduating with distinction in directing from the Mexican Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (C.C.C.). In 2002 he took part in an exchange programme with the Munich College of Television and Film. He is currently working as a director and film and advertising editor. UN MUNDO SECRETO marks his first feature film.

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