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Mezquite´s Heart

    Mezquite´s Heart / Corazón de Mezquite

    Mexico, 74', 2019

    age recommendation: 3+

    Lucía, a Yoreme (indigenous) girl in Northern Mexico, dreams of healing her father´s broken heart by playing the harp, which is traditionally played only by men in her community.

    Ana Laura Calderón

    She is a Mexican/Spanish film director, producer, screenwriter and editor. Ana Laura graduated from the prestigious EICTV (Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV) in Cuba and has a Bachelor's Degree in Cinematography at CCC (Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica) in Mexico. Her first foray into feature directing and producing was with the documentary "The island of youth" (2007). The first narrative feature that Ana Laura directed was "Drawing the sky", released in 2018. Ana Laura has also directed and produced three short films.


    Cast & Crew

    • direction: Ana Laura Calderón
    • screenplay: Ana Paula Pintado Cortina
    • cinematography: Gerardo Barroso Alcalá
    • editing: Alejandro Briones, León Felipe González, Aldo Álvarez
    • music: Jason Carmer
    • sound: Encoresound studio
    • cast:  Ianis Guerrero, Mayrin Buitimea
    • producer:  Ana Laura Calderón, Milko Luis Coronel
    • production company: Alas Ocultas, KI VISUAL
    • original language:  Spanish

    filmography

    • Drawing the sky (2018)
    • Terranova (2017)
    • Always on My Mind (2013)
    • To die (2009)
    • The island of the youth (2007)

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