PERFUME DE GARDENIAS

By Macha COLON

HABANERO - as SALES All rights, World

Comedy - Completed 2021

After an elderly Puerto Rican widow crafts a beautiful custom-made funeral for her husband, she gets enlisted to put her unusual talents to design customized, idiosyncratic funerals for her ailing neighbors. A dramatic dark comedy smeared with Caribbean grease.

Festivals
& Awards

Ventana Sur 2021
New Orleans Film Festival 2021
Narrative Feature Competition. Special Jury Mention
CineCeará Ibero-american FF 2021
Official Competition
Puerto Rico FF 2021
Best Feature Film Award
Tribeca FF 2021
Official Competition
Philadelphia Film Festival 2021
Official Selection
Trinidad & Tobago FF 2021
Official Competition / Best Feature Film Award
AFI Latin American FF 2021
Official Selection
    • Year of production
    • 2021
    • Genres
    • Comedy, LGBT, Drama
    • Countries
    • PUERTO RICO, COLOMBIA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 97 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Macha COLON
    • Writer(s)
    • Macha COLON
    • Producer(s)
    • Arleen CRUZ-ALICEA (3 Gardenias)
    • Synopsis
    • After an elderly Puerto Rican widow crafts a beautiful custom-made funeral for her husband, she gets enlisted to put her unusual talents to design customized, idiosyncratic funerals for her ailing neighbors.

      PLOT KEYWORDS: LGBTQIA | films directed by women | aging | death | funeral traditions | class & identity | gender roles | women stories | sorority | euthanasia