Yucas

Iberoamerican Short Film Contest 45 ED. 2017
Colombia 2016 13' Fiction PREMIERE IN SPAIN

Ciro is a 70 years old peasant who needs to plant yucca to survive, he is weary and weak and cannot work the land manually anymore. His only son Gerson, who is in jail, decides he must make every effort to help his father.


Direction: Héctor Ochoa.

Born in Socorro, Santander (Colombia), he studied TV and Radio Production at Universidad Manuela Beltrán-ITAE, and Film Project Management and Development at Universidad Autónoma of Bucaramanga. Co-producer and scriptwriter of the short film Naranjas, winner of the Fondo de Desarrollo Cinematográfico (2012). It was awarded Best Latin American Short at the 29th Mar de Plata Film Festival, Argentina (2014). Director and scriptwriter of the short Yucas, awarded with the Premio Departamental de Estímulos, Santander 2015.

Script:
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Phtography:
Andrés Arismendi.
Edition:
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Camera:
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Art direction:
Daniel Machuca.
Animation:
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Sound:
José Jairo Florez.
Soundtrack:
Edson Velandia.
Cast:
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Production:
Diego Ascuntar, Marlon Espindola. El patrón films.
Others:
First assistant director: Iván Luna. Continuist: Manuel Duran.
Contact:
elpatronfilms@gmail.com