José Luis Rebordinos talks to us about his work, the Festival, today’s film scene and other aspects of life.
The opinions and comments of three members of the Festival Selection Committee open to discussion with the public: Quim Casas, Roberto Cueto, Jose Ángel Herrero-Velarde.
This year the Festival will be celebrating its 60th consecutive edition with the same enthusiasm felt the day it first saw the light on September 21st 1953. [+]
Eusebio, a man whose work as a forensic cleaner is to sterlise places where someone has died, is the busiest he has ever been since the outbreak of a mysterious epidemia that has the city of Lima in its grips. One day, while cleaning an abandoned house, he comes across a boy hiding in a wardrobe; it is obvious his parents are dead. Now, with the mission to find the boy's remaining family, Eusebio takes charge of the child and tries to look after him in a slowly dying city.
Born in Madrid in 1988 to a Peruvian father and Dutch mother. At the age of five, his theatre-related parents moved to Peru. He landed a Fulbright scholarship to study Film at Hofstra University (New York). In 2010 he graduated from his studies with the thesis short film El río, presented at festivals the world over, where it won numerous awards. In 2011 he founded Flamingo Films in order to produce his projects and was invited shortly afterwards to join La Gris Films as one of its leading directors. El limpiador is his first feature film.