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Greatest Hits

Nicolás Pereda

Mexico/Canada/The Netherlands, Drama, 2012
103 min, Digital, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

Drifting from fiction to meditation on documentary, GREATEST HITS tells the story of Emilio, a man in his fifties who shows up at the family home after fifteen years of absence. His wife and his twenty-eight year old son receive him with bitterness and confusion. After a couple of days they decide to kick him out, only to find out that he has left on his own accord. Will the son try to reconnect with his father?

Regional Premiere


Nicolas PeredaNicolás Pereda is a Canadian citizen, born in Mexico City in 1982. He holds a Master of Arts in film directing from York University in Toronto. He has directed six features and one short film that have won awards in multiple festivals. He has made films and videos for interdisciplinary plays, operas and dance pieces that have been performed in Mexico, Asia and Europe. Peredaʼs cinema has been screened in the most prestigious film festivals including Cannes, Venice, Rotterdam, FIDMarseille, Viennale, and Edinburgh, garnering numerous awards.

Producer: Sandra Gómez, Maximiliano Cruz
Production Companies: Interior X II I, IMCINE, Huber Bals Fund, Fonca Canada Council for Tthe Arts, Ontario Arts Council
Screenwriter: Nicolás Pereda
Cinematographer: Alejandro Coronado, Pedro Gómez
Editor: Nicolás Pereda
Sound Design: José Miguel Enriquez
Cast: Teresa Sánchez, Gabino Rodríguez, Luisa Pardo, José Rodríguez, Luis Rodríguez, Francisco Barreiro

Print Source: Sandra Gómez Velásquez, Interior X II I Cine, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it