About the movies
Five domestic stories, five characters, and their families. Small stories that magnify their small ambitions, pettiness, hope, and discouragement, which for each of them are moving, definitive and tragic. Innumerate all of them – rather forgotten with the greatest indifference – in a city overwhelmed by a burlesque coup d’État in Caracas, Venezuela, in April 2002.
Me, My Ex and Her Kidnappers
Me, My Ex and Her Kidnappers is a gory dark comedy about an architect named Carlota who must save her ex-girlfriend, Barbara, from a band of misfit kidnappers. At her job and in her personal life, Carlota is known for being an obsessive perfectionist whose biggest fear is not attaining the success that her overbearing grandparents expect of her. With the goal of securing a big promotion at work, Carlota works day and night to create a building model to impress her boss. When her partner, Barbara, brings home a stray dog one night, her new pet wrecks the building model and Carlota suddenly ends their relationship out of anger. Immediately after the break-up, a violent criminal named Juan Bueno Santos, along with the help of his pastry chef brother, Pedro, and their insatiable lover, Cristina, kidnaps Barbara for ransom money. As Barbara tries to avoid being chopped up into pieces by her kidnappers, Carlota must learn to readjust her priorities and confront her fears to save the woman she loves.
A group of Venezuelan biologists guide the Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) expedition to the wild. Bird Island, the Los Roques Archipelago and the Gulf of Venezuela, are the scenarios where we follow these green giants. This adventure through the Caribbean reveals a species in danger of extinction and great fighters who, with their contribution, hope to contribute to the recovery of the Chelonia mydas.
The lost key
After a traumatic divorce, Ricardo Adler sets out to discover how to achieve a fulfilling and lasting marriage. His search takes him to Rabbi Manis Friedman, who reveals Kabbalah´s ancient secrets to attain the highest form of intimacy. The award-winning film portrays the dramatic transformation of Ricardo’s new marriage, and the reactions of other couples to this revolutionary way to sexual connection. The Lost Key reveals forgotten wisdom that could inspire society to rediscover intimacy, one bedroom at a time.
Cabrujas in the land of dissimulation
Cabrujas In The Land of Dissimulation recovers the life and work of José Ignacio Cabrujas, one of the most influential Venezuelan intellectuals of the second half of the s. XX.
METRALLETA, is a wonderfull journey that follows a virtuoso musician of the “criolla arp”. Carlos “METRALLETA” Orozco was born in Barquisimeto. HE began to play the arp when he still a kid without formal instruction. The Colombian press name him “METRALLETA” because he moves his fingers extremely fast and shot notes. Through the time this incredible musician develop a personal and unique style, and today is admired a respested all around the wordl. Today Carlos, only 40 years old had shown venezuelan harp in diferent musical festivals in England, Japan, United States, Germany, etc. METRALETA is a documentary that show us the son, yhe housband, the father, the friend, the master, the musician.