By Federico LEMOS


Documentary - Completed 2010

A place that hosts a carnival, a carnival that modifies a place. El Carnaval de La Pedrera: its history, its characters, their conflicts. A carnival like no facing history and identity of a place. A carnival returns to the same concept of the carnival its true essence.

    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Documentary
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    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 70 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Federico LEMOS
    • Writer(s)
    • Gonzalo LAMELA, Ignacio DELVECCHIO, Federico LEMOS
    • Producer(s)
    • Gonzalo LAMELA (MEDIO&MEDIO Films), Ignacio DELVECCHIO (Delvecchio Films)
    • Synopsis
    • A place that is home to a carnival, a carnival that modifies a place.
      The Carnival of the Pedrera has become a media event, high concurrency. Through images and stories illustrate several aspects of the same event that begins as a celebration "of friends and friends" and now has become an event of high mass which complicates the place but he returns to the concept of carnival its true essence.
      La Pedrera is one of the oldest resorts on the coast of Rocha, 248 kilometers from Montevideo. This special natural beauty spa divide between rocky cliffs, clear beaches and an amazing combination of old building (early twentieth century) and modern buildings. Its permanent population in 1996 was 115 people present during the winter is about 180 inhabitants ¹ Carnival 2010 and the presence of people amounted to approximately 20,000.
      Personal narratives, collective stories, visual stories, memories, joys and concerns of a party which seems to be no spectators, but players who let their voices heard. What impact does this event to their players? and who are these actors? Trying not to break up the reality and using memory, stories and images combines the history of carnival Pedrera with the history of the resort, and before, during and after Carnival Pedrera 2010. The story shows the impact that a party is in a place that exists before and remains after that day and this hour of celebration.
      However, the last carnival seems to be the last.
    • Partners & financing
    • Partner: Delvecchio Films
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Feb 01, 2010
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