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Completed - SPANISH - Drama - 93 minutes

Log Line

“I am nine and I have bad hair.”
“I am thirty and I have a weird son.”
“If I straighten it, my mom will love me.”
“If he keeps it up, I will hand him over to his granny.”
“I hope she won't leave me.”

Previous markets

  • Toronto 2013 (Premiere)
  • Ventana Sur 2013 (Line up)
  • Cannes 2014 (Line up)
Full history

Year of production : 2013

Director(s) : Mariana RONDÓN
Writer(s) : Mariana RONDÓN
Cast : Samuel LANGE, Samantha CASTILLO

Producer(s) : Marité UGÁS (SUDACA FILMS )

Synopsis

JUNIOR is nine years old and has “bad hair.” He wants to have it straightened for his yearbook picture, like a fashionable pop singer. This puts him at odds with his mother MARTA. The more JUNIOR tries to look sharp and make his mother love him, the more she rejects him, until he is cornered, face to face with a painful decision.

Production

Country(ies) : VENEZUELA

Start of shooting : July, 2013

Distributors

ARGENTINA Jan 01, 1753 OBRA CINE
BRAZIL Jan 01, 1753 ESFERA FILMES
BULGARIA Jan 01, 1753 SOFIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - ART FEST LTD.
FRANCE Jan 01, 1753 PYRAMIDE DISTRIBUTION
FRANCE Jan 01, 1753 PYRAMIDE INTERNATIONAL
ITALY Jan 01, 1753 CINECLUB INTERNAZIONALE
SERBIA Jan 01, 1753 EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL PALIC
SWITZERLAN Jan 01, 1753 LOOK NOW! FILMDISTRIBUTION
UNITED KIN Jan 01, 1753 AXIOM FILMS INTERNATIONAL
USA Jan 01, 1753 PALMERA INTERNATIONAL
USA Jan 01, 1753 PRAGDA
USA Jan 01, 1753 FIGA FILMS
VENEZUELA Jan 01, 1753 CENTRO NACIONAL AUTONOMO DE CINEMATOGRAFIA

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Festivals and Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2013 Contemporary World Cinema
San Sebastian 2013 - Official selection (Golden Shell for best film)
Ventana Sur 2013 Video Library


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