Shoe Shiner

Shoe Shiner / El Limpia Botas

film-roll Chile / Color / 17' / 2018 9+

Contextualized in Chile 1989, this film narrates the story of Diego, an 11 years old shoe shiner. It portrays his struggle to survive and the loss of his innocence.

Visit Film Landing Page
director image

Andrés Gallegos

Motivated by his passion for cinema, he moved to California to earn his MFA in Cinema at San Francisco State University, where he graduated and received the Graduate Award for Distinguished Achievement. In 2019 he has received the Best Cinematographer Award at the Oakland Short Film Festival. He also has been nominated for the ASC (American Society of Cinematographers) Heritage Awards for his cinematography work on the film "Shoe Shiner". His work has screened at Cannes, Raindance, Málaga, Mill Valley, Valdivia and more.

Director
Andrés Gallegos
Screenplay
Andrés Gallegos
Cinematography
Andrés Gallegos
Editing
Martín Amézaga
Music
Jorge Aliaga
Sound Design
Carlo Sánchez
Film Cast
Patricio Jara
Juan Cano
Daniel Antivilo
Producer
Constanza Hevia
Language
Spanish
Filmography
Frank Maselskis: From WWII POW to Chosin Reservoir Survivor (2020)
Guy Hircefeld, a guy with a Camera (2019)
Cpl. Richard Carlson (2017)
Fiction Short Films