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2015 | Color | 19.44

Carlos sweeps and mops the floor of an old-time barbershop. The day before Independence Day, one of the customers is Julio. Their eyes meet and when the barbershop closes, Julio comes back for Carlos. They spend the night together, eating, chatting and even dancing, knowing full well that this encounter will be brief and short-lived.


Country: México
Direction: Fiesco; Roberto
Script: Fiesco; Roberto
Production: Martínez Arévalo; Ernesto, Reyes; Iliana
Photography: Cantú; Alejandro
Sound: Juárez Espino; Omar
Music: Villela Vega; Arturo
Cast:Terrazas; Gustavo, Medina; Enrique, López; Pascacio, Emmanuel; Benny, Arenas; Axel, Bravo; Alfonso, Zacarías; Giovanna, Fiesco Barrientos; Roberto
Art direction: Torres Torres; Jesús
Participation year at FICM: 2015

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