On the outskirts of Lima, a young prostitute tends to his father, a fallen-from-grace artisan. However, the young man feels that his efforts are never enough. He tries to break free, but his father’s dependence is stronger than his son’s will.
About the Director
Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio studied organizational psychology as a postgraduate at the London School of Economics and attended film-directing workshops at the London Film School. In 2010 he wrote and directed his first short film, ¿Me Puedes Ver?, which was the winner of the audience and jury awards at the Latin American Film Festival. The Companion is his second short film as a writer and director and the winner of the Peruvian National Award for Short Film.
Cast and Credits
Director: Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio
Screenwriter: Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio
Executive Producers: Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio, Enid Campos, Iris Roca Rey
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