Synopsis

Oscuro animal tells the story of three women forced to flee their homes in a war-torn region of Colombia.Each woman’s journey, marked by terror, takes her on a trek from the depths of the jungle to the outskirts of Bogotá, where each must gather the strength needed to start a new life.

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Felipe Guerrero
Director
Foto-del-director-Corta

Felipe Guerrero was born in Cali, Colombia in 1975. He has worked as an editor for more than a decade on films exhibited and awarded internationally. As a producer and director, he’s made the documentaries Paraíso (2006) and Corta (2012), which have been selected and exhibited in a wide circuit of festivals. Oscuro animal is his fiction feature debut. His films have been programmed at FIDMarseille, IFFR, FICCI, BAFICI, New Directors/New Films, Jeonju, DOKLeipzig, Viennale, Festival des 3 Continents France, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival USA, among other festivals. In 2012 he founded Mutokino, a production and distribution company based in Colombia interested in auteur cinema with an emphasis on formal experimentation and disruptive narratives.

Filmography

2016. Oscuro animal. (107′, Full-length film)

2014. Nelsa. (13′, Short film)

2012. Corta. (69′, Full-length film)

2006. Paraíso. (55′, Full-lenght film)

 

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Crew

DIRECTED BY Felipe Guerrero
PRODUCED BY Felipe Guerrero, Gema Juárez Allen
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Gema Juárez Allen
CO-PRODUCTION Marleen Slot, Ingmar Trost, Vicky Miha
DIRECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHY Fernando Lockett
PRODUCTION HEADQUARTERS Paola Andrea Pérez Nieto
ASSISTANT CAMERA Ben Howard
PRODUCTION DESIGN Marcela Gómez
1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Julián Laguna
CASTING Carlos Medina
COSTUME DESIGN Ana María Acosta
SOUND César Salazar ADSC
EDITION Eliane D. Katz
SOUND DESIGN Roberta Ainstein
MIX Jan Schermer
POSTER DESIGN Laura Essayag

Festivals

  • FFR – Holanda, Enero 2016
  • FICCI -Colombia, Febrero 2016
  • FICG – México, Marzo 2016
    • Best Movie Iberoamericana Award
    • Best Director Award
    • Best Photography Award
    • Best Female Performance Award
  • HONG KONG IFF – China, Marzo 2016
  • MOOOV – Bélgica, Abril 2016
  • TARKOVSKY FEST – Rusia, Junio 2016
    • Grand Prix International Competition 
  • RIVIERA MAYA FF – Mexico, Junio 2016
  • FILM FEST MÜNCHEN – Alemania, Junio 2016
  • KARLOVY VARY IFF – República Checa, Julio 2016
  • JERUSALEM FF – Israel, Julio 2016
  • NEW HORIZONS IFF – Polonia, Julio 2016
  • FIPRESCI Prize 
  • FESTIVAL DE CINE LIMA – Perú, Agosto 2016
    • Jury Prize Best Film
    • International Critic Award
  • SANFIC – Chile, Agosto 2016
  • PACIFIC MERIDIAN IFF – Rusia, Septiembre 2016
  • SPLIT FILM FESTIVAL – Croacia, Septiembre 2016
    • Grand Prix
  • AFI LATIN AMERICAN FF – USA, Septiembre 2016 
  • FESTIVAL DE SAN SEBASTIAN – España, Septiembre 2016
    • AECID Award
  • ESTRENO – COLOMBIA, 29 Septiembre 2016
  • REYKJAVIK IFF – Islandia, Octubre 2016
  • FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINÉMA – Canada, Octubre 2016
  • FILMS FROM THE SOUTH – Noruega, Octubre 2016
  • ANTALYA FILM FESTIVAL – Turquía, Octubre 2016
  • MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL – India, Octubre 2016
  • LAKINO – Alemania, Octubre 2016
  • MOSTRA SĀO PAULO – Brasil, Octubre 2016 
  • CPH PIX – Dinamarca, Noviembre 2016
  • THESSALONIKI FF – Grecia, Noviembre 2016
  • KOLKATA IFF – India, Noviembre 2016
  • CAMERIMAGE – Polonia, Noviembre 2016
  • FICCALI – Colombia, Noviembre 2016
  • AFI FEST – Estados Unidos, Noviembre 2016
  • PANTALLA LATINA – Suiza, Noviembre 2016
  • MAR DEL PLATA IFF – Argentina, Noviembre 2016
  • FILMAR EN AMERICA LATINA – Suiza, Diciembre 2016
  • SINGAPORE IFF – Singapur, Diciembre 2016
  • TNSP TRENTO – Italia, Diciembre 2016
    • Audience Award
  • HUMAN RIGHTS FF ZURICH – Suiza, Diciembre 2016
  • FESTIVAL NUEVO CINE LATINOAMERICANO LA HABANA – Cuba, Diciembre 2016
    • Special Mention Opera Prima
    • Online Audience Award
  • NEIGHBORING SCENES, LINCOLN CENTER NEW YORK – Estados Unidos, Enero 2017 
  • BENGALURU INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – India, Febrero 2017 
  • SAN DIEGO LATINO FF – Estados Unidos, Marzo 2017
  • 29èmes RENCONTRES DE TOULOUSE – Francia, Marzo 2017
  • LES RENCONTRES CINEMAS MARTINIQUE – Martinica, Marzo 2017
  • COLOMBIAN FF NYC – Estados Unidos, Marzo 2017
    • Special Jury Mention

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