Buscando a Gastón / Finding Gaston

A film by Patricia Perez

This film was screened as a part of the 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF18).


USA/Peru, Documentary/Biography, 2014
75 min, HD, Color/Black & White
Spanish, English, French with English subtitles

BUSCANDO A GASTÓN is a tour of Peruvian gastronomy on the heels of chef Gastón Acurio, in his quest to use cuisine as a catalyst for change in his country. The documentary shares stories, dreams and flavors from a country caught up day to day in the power of cuisine.

Texas Premiere

About the director

Patricia Perez- DirectorAfter almost ten years of experience in television and film production in Peru, Patricia Perez landed a Fulbright scholarship to obtain a Masters in Film Studies in the USA. She currently lives and works in L.A. and also directs and produces documentaries in her country of origin. Her first film, MISTURA: THE POWER OF FOOD, screened at several international festivals, as well as in the US on networks including Nat Geo and Direct TV.



Producer: Patricia Perez, Ed Talavera, Rosario Lina
Screenwriter: Patricia Perez
Cinematographer: Ed Talavera
Editor: Patricia Perez
Sound Design: Alejandro Rodriguez
Music: Novalima, Jean Pierre Magnet
Cast: Gaston Acurio

Print Source: Maxwell Wokin – Film Movement,