Sueño en otro idioma / I Dream in Another Language
A film by Ernesto Contreras
Sunday, May 7th – 7:00PM, Blanton Museum of Art
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Mexico/Netherlands, Drama/Fantasy, 2017
103 min, Color
Spanish, Zikril with English subtitles
A young linguist travels to the jungle of Mexico to research a language on the verge of disappearing. Once there, he discovers that its last two speakers clashed 50 years ago, and have refused to speak to each other since. Attempting to reunite them, the researcher discovers a secret past.
About the director
Ernesto Contreras’ award-winning first film, BLUE EYELIDS (2007), screened at some of the most prestigious festivals in the world: Cannes, San Sebastián, Tokyo IFF, and Sundance. After the premiere of his documentary SEGUIR SIENDO: CAFÉ TACVBA (2010), Contreras returned with the controversial THE OBSCURE SPRING (2014). His fourth feature I DREAM IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE premiered at Sundance in 2017, winning the Audience Award (World Cinema Dramatic).
Producer: Mónica Lozano, Luis Albores, Érika Ávila, Eamon O’Farrill, Raymond van der Kaaij, Dijana Olcay-Hot
Production Companies: Revolver Amsterdam, Agencia SHA, Alebrije Cine y Video
Screenwriter: Carlos Contreras
Cinematographer: Tonatiuh Martínez
Editor: Jorge Macaya
Sound Design: Pablo Tamez, Enrique Greiner
Music: Andrés Sánchez
Cast: Fernando Álvarez Rebeil, José Manuel Poncelis, Eligio Meléndez, Fátima Molina, Norma Angélica, Mónica Miguel, Juan Pablo de Santiago, Hoze Meléndez, Nicolasa Ortiz Monasterio
Print Source: Jeffrey Winter – TFC, firstname.lastname@example.org