Julio Hernández Cordón

Guatemala/Spain/Chile/Germany, Human Rights/Drama, 2012
80 min, Digital, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

Juan has not been able to cope with his father's disappearance during Guatemala’s civil war. Meanwhile, Ignacio and his girlfriend Alejandra are filmmakers working on a documentary about women searching for their missing loved ones during the civil war. The couple meets Juan and his mother, and the pair hopes to bring peace into their lives.

Texas Premiere



Julio Hernandez CordonJulio Hernández Cordón studied educational communication and journalism at the University Rafael Landivar in Guatemala. He directed his first short, KM 31, in 2003 and his first feature film, GASOLINE, which won the Horizontes Award at the San Sebastian International Film Festival in 2008. MARIMBAS FROM HELL (2010) earned him the Grand Jury Prize at the Miami Film Festival. In 2009, he started developing POLVO at the Résidence du Festival of Cannes while HASTA EL SOL TIENE MANCHAS premiered in 2012 at the Marseille International Documentary Film Festival (FID).

Producer: Fernanda del Nido, Julio Hernández Cordón, Pamela Guinea, Juan de Dios Larraín, Pablo Larraín, Paulo de Carvalho, Gudula Meinzolt
Production Companies: Melindrosa Films, Fabula, Autentika Films, Tic Tac Producciones
Screenwriter: Julio Hernández Cordón, Mateo Iribarren
Cinematographer: Maria Secco
Editor: Aina Calleja
Sound Design: Carlos Mouriño
Cast: Agustín Ortíz Pérez, Eduardo Spiegeler, Alejandra Estrada, María Telón Soc

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