Vengeance thriller TO KILL A MAN is a powerful, tough, original film from internationally aclaimed Chilean director Alejandro Fernández Almendras (By the Fire, Huacho). The script was selected at Cannes L’Atelier and Paris Project, and won the best project award at Locarno Film Festival’s Carte Blanche.

 

AWARDS:


Sundance Film Festival 2014: World Cinema Grand Jury Prize- Dramatic

 

Rotterdam Film Festival 2014: KNF Award

 

Miami Film Festival 2014: Miami Future Cinema Critics Award

 

Cartagena International Film Festival: FIPRESCI Award for Best Film/ Official Competition Award for Best Director

 

Fribourg International Film Festival: Special Jury Prize

 

Rencontres du Cinema Sud-Americain de Marseille: Premio Especial del Jurado and Mejor Actor (Daniel Antivilo)


 

Selected at San Sebastian International Film Festival.

TO KILL A MAN
aka MATAR A UN HOMBRE

Suspense Thriller / 2014 / Spanish / Completed / Chlie-France coproduction

 

Jorge is a hardworking family man who’s just barely making ends meet. One day, he gets mugged by Kalule, a neighborhood delinquent. Jorge’s son decides to confront Kalule, only to get himself shot. Jorge’s son nearly dies and Kalule is sentenced to just two years and one day. When Kalule is released from prison, he goes on the warpath and terrorizes Jorge’s family. They look to the police for help, but are turned away. So Jorge decides to take justice into his own hands.

 

CREW

 

CAST

Director

Alejandro Fernández Almendras (By the Fire, Huacho)

 

Producers

Eduardo Villlalobos (Huacho)

Guillaume De Saille (Harmony Lessons, In Bloom, Watchtower, The Hunter)

 

Director of Photography

Inti Briones (The Loneliest Planet, Huacho)

 

Daniel Candia (Hidden in the Woods)

 

Daniel Antivilo (Hidden in the Woods, Violeta Went to Heaven)

 

Alejandra Yañez (Huacho)

 

Ariel Mateluna (Machuca)