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Carlos Ormeño Palma - Director - Peruvian independent films
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THE WEIGHT OF AIR

EL PESO DEL AIRE

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SYNOPSIS

Rocío (20) confronts the injustice of the legal system when her father is released from prison and returns home searching for the son he had with her when she was fifteen years old. From that day on, Rocío's life becomes a nightmare, but not for too long.

Rocío (20) se enfrenta a las injusticias del sistema legal cuando su padre sale de la cárcel y regresa a casa buscando al hijo que tuvo con ella cuando tenía quince años. A partir de ese día, la vida de Rocío se vuelve una pesadilla, pero no por mucho tiempo.

Cast

Pamela Mendoza Arpi (Special mention actress - 23° Lima Film Festival)

Liliana Trujillo (Best actress - 18° BAFICI)

Fernando Bacilio (Best actor - 72° Locarno Film Festival)

Production stage: Preproduction

Director, producer and screenwriter: Carlos Ormeño Palma

Line Producer: Julia Gamarra

Production Design: Angélica Dávila

Editor: Nicole Hurtado Céspedes

Director of Photography: Carlos Ormeño Palma

Music: Karin Zielinski

Associate Producers: La Mula Producciones

Country: Peru Language: Spanish Production year: 2023 Running time: 15'

FUND

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Peruvian National Fund for short film production Award - Ministry of Culture of Peru

Greek Film Center Award - 45° Drama Short Film Festival Pitching Lab