La hora cero
The Zero Hour

Diego Velasco

Venezuela, Drama/Action/Adventure, 2010
100 min, 35mm, Color
Spanish with English subtitles


La hora cero is a fast-paced heist film set in Caracas during the 24 hours of a controversial medical strike in 1996. The film tells the story of Parca, a feared hit man that is forced to take an elite hospital hostage in an attempt to save his wounded girlfriend. A love story told in the midst of chaos, La hora cero is a timely and universal story about the mythic rise to power and the inevitable fall from grace. This award-winning film has played all over the world, having its premiere at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival.


Texas Premiere

www.thezerohour-movie.com


Diego VelascoDiego Velasco's five short films have screened in over 50 festivals and have garnered 26 awards, including an Academy Award consideration fordula ciudadano. He's worked as a Director of Photography for Discovery, NBC, FOX, ABC and others. La hora cero is his feature debut.


Producer: Carolina Paiz, Rodolfo Cova
Screenwriter: Diego Velasco, Carolina Paiz
Cinematographer: Luis Otero Prada
Editor: Otto Scheuren
Sound Design: Freddy Sheinfeld, Gabriel Velasco
Music: José Luis Cheo Pardo, Luis Lange
Cast: Zapata 666, Amanda Key, Erich Wildpret, Laureano Olivarez, Alejandro Furth

Print Source: Centro Nacional Autónomo de Cinematografía (CNAC), This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

La hora cero

Thursday, April 26 - 1:00 PM

Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar

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