By Gabriela CALVACHE


Thriller - Development 2015

After being unjustly accused for the murder of two teenage girls, a respected doctor decides to start an investigation in whorehouses to find out who is behind those murders, without realizing he is endangering his life and his family.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Thriller
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    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Gabriela CALVACHE
    • Writer(s)
    • Gabriela CALVACHE
    • Producer(s)
    • Gabriela CALVACHE (Cineatica Films )
    • Synopsis
    • JULIAN, the chief of emergency of a prestigious hospital in Quito, can’t sleep. He only sleeps when DANA is with him. One morning a couple of young women arrive to the Julian´s hospital. They are drugged and very ill; at the time Julian is whit Dana in a hotel. After the women die, Julian is accused of medical negligence. Convinced of his innocence, Julian discovers the dead women were prostitutes and starts an investigation going to brothels and with the help of Dana, who goes from being his “whore” to being his partner and friend.
      After looking around and getting into the prostitution world, Julian discovers and intricate human trafficking network in which even the police, represented by NELSON NED, is involved. A tattoo marks the debt that has to be paid by the prostitutes, debt that Dana paid long ago but which scar is still on her skin.
      During the investigation, Julian puts on stake his marriage, forcing MARIA PAZ to get their two daughters out of their house. Julian has to confront himself and his fears and demons besides confronting the real dangers this awful network and mob has.
      Julian gets the real culprits of the dead of the women in a brother where he is forced to save the life of yet another prostitute. The brothel’s owner films him illegally performing surgery on the girl in a clandestine operating room inside the brothel. Nelson Ned finds Dana in the same brothel and discovers the connection between her and Julian. Dana is shot and dies in Julian’s arms. Julian has to keep silence; Nelson Ned threatens him and his family.
      Julian asks for forgiveness to his wife and tries to get back to his ordinary life but now knowing the reality behind prostitution and having lost a lot more than the got. He still can’t sleep.
    • Production schedule
    • March 21015
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Mar 01, 2015
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