Archive of films Blood / Sangre

Mexico / France
2005, 90 min

Section: Forum of Independents - Competition
Year: 2006

Diego is a middle-aged, ordinary man. When Diego’s daughter from his first marriage (an ex-junkie) comes to him in search of acceptance, Diego finds himself caught between a jealous wife and a daughter in desperate need of guidance. An existential and mercilessly hopeless portrayal of human estrangement.


Synopsis

Diego is a middle-aged, ordinary man. After work, he and his wife Blanca lie down on the couch and watch soaps or make love on the kitchen table. For them, sex and watching TV are two interchangeable activities. When Karina, Diego’s daughter from his first marriage and an ex-junkie, comes to him in search of support, Diego finds himself caught between a jealous wife and a daughter in desperate need of guidance. An astonishing turn of events will lead Diego to behave in a way which is totally alien to him. An existential and mercilessly hopeless portrayal of human estrangement.

About the director

Amat Escalante (b. 1979, Guanajuato, Mexico) studied film in L.A., Cuba and Spain. In 1996 he wrote and directed his first short film, Alone at Last. In 2001 he wrote and co-directed another short, Modesta, and in 2002 he wrote and directed Amarrados, a 16mm short film. In 2004 he worked as an assistant director on Battle in Heaven (Batalla en el Cielo ) by Carlos Reygadas (Karlovy Vary 2005). Sangre (2005) is his feature debut.

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About the film

Color, 35 mm

Section: Forum of Independents - Competition
   
Director: Amat Escalante
Screenplay: Amat Escalante
Dir. of Photography: Alejandro Fenton
Editor: Amat Escalante
Producer: Jaime Romandía, Amat Escalante, Carlos Reygadas
Production: Mantarraya Producciones, Tres Tunas, No Dream Cinema
Cast: Cirilo Recio, Laura Saldana, Claudia Orozco
Contact: Funny Balloons

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