SHORT FILM: The Summer Of The Electric Lion - Diego Céspedes
Chilean film The Summer Of The Electric Lion received the top prize at Cinéfondation, the Cannes selection of short films from film school students in 2018.
Céspedes received a grant of €15,000 and is guaranteed to have his first feature presented at a future Cannes Film Festival.
The synopsis for his 22-minute film states:
Hidden in a house far from the city, Alonso (11) accompanies his dear sister, Daniela (17). She expects to become the seventh wife of The Lion, a prophet who (according to stories) electrocutes when you touch him.
Enjoy the trailer below:
Diego CÉSPEDES - Director
Diego CÉSPEDES - Script / Dialogue
Thomas WOODROFFE - Director of Photography
Gustavo YÁÑEZ - Director of Photography
Amapola SANTANDER - Set decorator
Sebastián PÉREZ - Music
Ignacio ULLOA - Film Editor
Pedro GUTES - Sound
Nicolás RODRÍGUEZ - Sound