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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

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