Directed by Duván Duque
Evidencia Films (Colombie) / In Vivo Films (France)
15 minutes / Drama
Casting: Andrea Rey...
With the support of:
The city of Bogóta, Colombia
ARTE French TV
While her father has just been publicly accused of bribery, Mélanie goes partying on a week-end with some friends, in the luxurious house of her parents. A moment, out of time and away from reality. A race to excess, where nothing is prohibited.
About Duván Duque:
Born in 1981 in Bogotá, Duván Duque studied film direction in the Escuela Profesional de Nuevas Tecnologías (CICE) in Madrid, before graduating in film studies and human sciences at the University of Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona (during an exchange program with London’s King’s College and the University of Pennsylvania).
In 2016, he directed the short documentary TUMACO, selected in more than ten Colombian and international festival (Bogoshorts, FilmouFlage and Santa Fé of Antioquia). The film received the Short Film National Prize of Medellín. Later, he directed PAILA, his first fiction short-film, which is currently being presented in festivals, after winning the prizes for Best Scenario and Best Actor during its premiere at Bogoshorts Short Film Festival.
Duván Duque is currently working on his first feature film El Ultimo Dia.
Festival Prizes :
Best short fiction film, FIC Monterrey Festival 2020, Mexico
Best Fiction Short Film Award - FEST New Directors / New Films Festival 2020, Espinho, Portugal
Honorary mention – Cinalfama Lisbon International Film Festival, Portugal
2nd Place Winner, Short Fiction Film Competition – Garden Film Festival, Colombia
Festival Selections :
Vancouver International Film Festival
Guanajuato Film festival, Official Competition
ColFilm New-York, USA
Long Island International Film Expo, USA
Panorama Colombia Berlin, Germany
Pantalla Latina, Switzerland
Moscow International Film Festival, Russia
Film Festival in the Mountains, Salento, Colombia
Psychoactive Short Film Festival, Bogotà, Colombia
Short Film Festival Cali, Colombia
Incinerante Fest, Colombia
Popayan Short Film Festival, Colombia