CÓMPRAME UN REVÓLVER

Julio Hernández Cordón

Mexico, Colombia 84 min. min Catalan premiere

Synopsis

México, sometime in a near future… Women are disappearing and a girl called Huck wears a mask to hide her gender. She helps her dad, a tormented addict, to take care of an abandoned baseball camp where the narcos gather to play. The father tries to protect her as he can. With the help of her friends, a group of lost boys who have the power of camouflaging themselves in the windy desert, Huck has to fight to overcome her reality and to defeat the local capo.

Themes

Social Issues

Director

Julio Hernández Cordón

(USA, 1975) He studied Educational Communication and Journalism at the University Rafael Landivar in Guatemala. He further developed his vocation for filmmaking at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica in Mexico City. His first feature film, Gasolina, won the Horizontes Award at the San Sebastian International Film Festival in 2008. Las marimbas del infierno (2010) earned him the Grand Jury Prize at the Miami Film Festival. It’s his second film at D’A Film Festival after presenting Te prometo Anarquía in 2016.

Filmography: Cómprame un revólver (2018), Atrás hay relámpagos (2017), Te prometo anarquía (2015, D’A 2016), Hasta el sol tiene manchas (2012), Polvo (2012), Las marimbas del infierno (2010), Gasolina (2008)

Julio Hernández Cordón

Film information

Int. title: Buy me a Gun
Director: Julio Hernández Cordón
Script: Julio Hernández Cordón
Contact: Films Boutique
With: Matilde Hernández Guinea, Rogelio Sosa, Sostenes Rojas, Wallace Pereyda, Ángel Leonel Corral, Ángel Rafael Yanez, Mariano Sosa, Jhoan Martínez
Country: Mexico, Colombia
Year: 2018
Format: DCP
Length: 84 min. min
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Edition: 2019