TO KILL A MAN

MATAR A UN HOMBRE

By Alejandro FERNANDES ALMENDRAS

FEATURETTE - as REP

Drama - Completed 2013

When Jorge, a hardworking family man who's barely making ends meet, gets mugged by Kalule, a neighborhood delinquent, Jorge's son decides to confront the attacker, only to get himself shot. Even though Jorge's son nearly dies, Kalule's sentence is minimal, heightening the friction.

Festivals
& Awards

Sundance Film Festival 2014
World Dramatic The World Cinema Grand Jury Prize
San Sebastian FF 2014
Horizontes Latinos
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CHILE, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alejandro FERNANDES ALMENDRAS
    • Producer(s)
    • Alejandro FERNANDES ALMENDRAS (El Remanso Cine), Guillaume DE SEILLE (Arizona productions)
    • Synopsis
    • Jorge is a hardworking family man who’s just barely making ends meet. One day, he gets mugged by Kalule, a neighborhood delinquent. Jorge’s son decides to confront Kalule, only to get himself shot. Jorge’s son nearly dies and Kalule is sentenced to just two years and one day. When Kalule is released from prison, he goes on the warpath and terrorizes Jorge’s family. They look to the police for help, but are turned away. So Jorge decides to take justice into his own hands.
    • Partners & financing
    • Chilean Film center & Aide aux Cinémas du Monde (CNC/IF)
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