Rober Calzadilla | Venezuela-Colombia | 2016 | Drama | 99 min | NY PREMIERE
Based on a true story, this taut drama weaves a tale of injustice– a 30-year old tragedy that still shames the Venezuelan people. When the tiny village of El Amparo is rocked by the mysterious deaths of a dozen fishermen accused of being guerrilla operatives, powerful politicians desperately attempt to keep the truth from coming out.
FESTIVALS AND AWARDS
Best Film (New Directors Competition), São Paulo IFF; Best Screenplay, São Paulo IFF; Best Film (Audience Award), Bogotá IFF; Best Film (Audience Award), Biarritz IFF
Rober Calzadilla was born in Maturín, Venezuela. He studied in the Escuela de Artes Escénicas Juana Sujo acting school and graduated from the School of Arts of Universidad Central de Venezuela with a major in Filmmaking. He’s an actor, screenwriter and director with theater experience.Español