LA VISITA

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LA VISITA (The Guest) by  Mauricio López Fernández

82′ /

First Feature (his short film « La Santa » was nominated as best short films Teddy Awards 2012)

with Diego Poleri as Cinematographer ( « Las Acacias » winner of the Camera d’Or Cannes 2011)

Producers Pinda Producciones and Le Tiro Cine.

Cast

Daniela Vega, Rosa Ramirez, Claudia Cantero

Synopsis

The son of a housekeeper who works for a conservative countryside family comes back to his homeland home after several years forced by the unexpected event of his father’s death and funerals.

He is expected to replace the male figure of the household.  But he has decided to undertake a major change during the years of absence and comes back totally trans-formed as a beautiful « daughter. »

The film explores the many reactions of relatives and friends as well as their impact on his life…

Official Selection

Marseille Latin FF (France) Best Film
CinéLatino Toulouse (France)
Vues d’en Face Grenoble (France)
Pink Screen Bruxelles (Belgium)
Mix Brasil – São Paulo (Brazil)
Guadalajara International Film Festival – Guadalajara (Mexico)
San Diego Film Festival – San Diego  (USA)
Zinegoak LGBT Film Festival – Bilbao (Spain)
Out on Screen Vancouver – Vancouver -(Canada)
Outfest – Los Angeles  (USA)
Mic Genero Film Festival – Mexico
Queer Lisboa Film Festival – Lisbonne (Portugal)
New Fest – New-York (USA)
The Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival – Tel Aviv (Israel)
Festival Internacional de Cine de Valdivia – Valdivia (Chile)                                                                                                                                                         Marais Film Festival- Paris



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