Hijo por hijo / Child for Child

A film by Juan Avella

This film was screened as a part of the 2017 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF20)

This short film preceded the screening of the feature Tierra Yerma (Wastelands)


Hijo por hijo


Venezuela, Crime Thriller, 2016
11 min, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

Daivi is a family man who does whatever it takes to support his son Willy, which is why he works as a kidnapper. After kidnapping a girl with his partner Edinson, the day takes an unexpected turn when the victim’s father retaliates. Now, Daivi will risk everything to save what is most important to him.

Austin Premiere



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