Alan Jonsson Gavica

Mexico, Drama, 2008
92 min, 35mm, Color
Spanish with English subtitles


Desperate to save his family from death threats by a notorious drug dealer, Mateo Cruz steals the venerated image of the Virgin of Guadalupe causing pandemonium throughout Mexico. Morenita was the official selection at nearly two dozen film festivals around the world and has won many international awards including, Best Film and Best Director at the Festival Cultural Iberoafroamericano in Cologne, Germany.


Austin Premiere


Alan Jonsson was born in Guadalajara, Mexico. He has studied at various film schools including UCLA, Loyola and Real Academia International de Cine in Barcelona, Spain. Jonsson has also worked as an apprentice in international productions like K9, Medicine Man, Romeo and Juliet, among others. In 2000 he directed the short film Knowing, which received awards at several international film festivals. Jonsson is currently directing commercials and developing his next feature film.


Producer: Ozcar Ramirez
Production Companies: Esfera Films
Screenwriter: Alan Jonsson Gavica
Cinematographer: Emiliano Villanueva
Editor: Ana Garcia
Sound Design: Miguel Sandoval, Enrique Grainer, Erik Dounce
Music: Leoncio Bon Lara
Cast: Ignacio Lopez Tarso, Horacio Garcia Rojas, Maya Zapata, Everardo Arzate, Dagoberto Gama



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