La hora cero
The Zero Hour

Diego Velasco

Venezuela, Drama/Action/Adventure, 2010
100 min, 35mm, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

La hora cero is a fast-paced heist film set in Caracas during the 24 hours of a controversial medical strike in 1996. The film tells the story of Parca, a feared hit man that is forced to take an elite hospital hostage in an attempt to save his wounded girlfriend. A love story told in the midst of chaos, La hora cero is a timely and universal story about the mythic rise to power and the inevitable fall from grace. This award-winning film has played all over the world, having its premiere at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival.

Texas Premiere

Diego VelascoDiego Velasco's five short films have screened in over 50 festivals and have garnered 26 awards, including an Academy Award consideration fordula ciudadano. He's worked as a Director of Photography for Discovery, NBC, FOX, ABC and others. La hora cero is his feature debut.

Producer: Carolina Paiz, Rodolfo Cova
Screenwriter: Diego Velasco, Carolina Paiz
Cinematographer: Luis Otero Prada
Editor: Otto Scheuren
Sound Design: Freddy Sheinfeld, Gabriel Velasco
Music: José Luis Cheo Pardo, Luis Lange
Cast: Zapata 666, Amanda Key, Erich Wildpret, Laureano Olivarez, Alejandro Furth

Print Source: Centro Nacional Autónomo de Cinematografía (CNAC), This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

La hora cero

Thursday, April 26 - 1:00 PM

Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar

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