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Por las plumas / All About the Feathers

A film by Neto Villalobos

Costa Rica, Comedy, 2013
85 min, Digital, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

This film was screened as a part of the 2014 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF17)


POR LAS PLUMAS is about a security guard, Chalo, who buys a fighting cock to add some excitement to his monotonous life. When he begins to train his bird, that he names Rocky, he begins to get mixed up in absurd situations. Yet, through his adventures and his new pet, Chalo rediscovers the meaning of friendship. This Costa Rican comedy has been charming audiences in festivals around the globe, including screenings at San Sebastián and Toronto.

Texas Premiere


About the director

Neto Villalobos wNeto Villalobos was born in San José, Costa Rica. He graduated with a degree in Sociology from the University of Costa Rica and later majored in Film Direction at the Centre d’Estudis Cinemàtografics de Catalunya in Barcelona. His short films JASÓN and 100 AT ESTE, among others, have won awards and have been screened at festivals internationally. Neto is now working on his second feature film MAJIJO.


Producer: Harold Calderon
Production Companies: La Sucia Centroamericana Producciones Screenwriter: Neto Villalobos
Cinematographer: Nicolás Wong
Editor: Neto Villalobos
Sound Design: Carlos E. Aguilar
Music: Florian Droids
Cast: Allan Cascante, Sylvia Sossa, Marvin Acosta, Erlan Vázquez

Print Source: Paul Hudson – Outsider Pictures, info@outsiderpictures.us



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