Synopsis
 

Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another.

Original title: Post Tenebras Lux, Country: Mexico, France, Germany, Holland,
Production year: 2012, Format: DCP, D-Cinema, 2K, Spherical Son: -Lenght: 115', Aspect ratio: 1.33:1, Frame rate: -

CAST


Nathalia Acevedo – Natalia, Adolfo Jimenez Castro – Juan, Willbadlo Torres – El Siete, 
Eleazar Reygadas – Eleazar, Rut Reygadas – Rut

CREW


Director/Screenwriter: Carlos Reygadas, Assistant director: Alex Ezpeleta, Maria Fernanda de la Peza, Producer: Jaime Romandia, Carlos Reygadas, Co-Producers: Rémi Burah, Arnold Heslenfeld, Frans Van Gestel, Michael Weber, Productions Company: Nodream, Mantarraya Co-production companies: Le Pacte, The Match Factory, Topkapi Films, Ticoman, Foprocine, Arte France Cinema,  Current state: Completed, World sales: Luxbox, DOP: Alexis Zabe, Production Design: Gerardo Tagle, Editor: Natalia López, Sound: Gilles Laurent, Michelle Couttolenc

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Festivals & Awards
 

Cannes Film Festival
Best Director

Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US
Heterodox Award

Cinemanila International Film Festival
International Competition - Best Director

CPH PIX
Nominated for Politiken's Audience Award

Lima Latin American Film Festival
APRECI Prize for Best Film
Critics Award for Best Director

Mar del Plata Film Festival
Special Mention for Latin-American Film

Milwaukee Film Festival
Oslo Films from the South Festival
Sarasota Film Festival
Narrative Feature Film Competition
Narrative Feature Film Competition
Film and Art Festival Two Riversides
Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival)
BFI London Film Festiva
Kaohsiung Film Festiva(Leeds International Film Festival
Morelia International Film Festivaaipei Golden Horse Film Festival
Stockholm International Film Festival
Cinemanila International Film Festival
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Portland International Film FestivalIstanbul Film Festiva
New Zealand International Film Festival

 

Carlos reygadas

Director/ Screenwriter |

Carlos Reygadas was born in Mexico City in 1971. He studied international law and armed conflict in Mexico City and London, but suddenly abandoned a promising career as a jurist. Moving to Brussels, Reygadas discovered the cinema as a passionate self-taught. After making a several shorts in 1998, he returned to the sites of his childhood vacations to undertake the ambitious "Japan",shot in cinemascope witn non professional actors and with the volunteer backing of his entourage.

Filmography



1999, Prisioneros | Short Film
New Horizons Film Festival

1999, Maxhumain | Short Film
New Horizons Film Festival

2002, Japon | Feature Film
Cannes Film Festival - Golden Camera Special Mention, Silver Ariel Award for Best Screenplay and Best First Work, Nominated for Golden Arial and Silver Ariel Awards for Best Direction, Best Actress, Best Actor and Best Cinematography,  Bratislava International Film Festival - Grand Prix and Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Buenos Aires  International Festival of Independent Cinema - Best Actor and nominated for Best Film, Cartagena Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival - New Director's Award, Guadalajara Mexican Film Festival - Mayahuel Award, Havana Film Festival - Coral Award, Mexican Cinema Journalists - Silver Goddess Award for Best First Work, Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival - FIPRESCI Prize  for Best Latin American Film, Stockholm Film Festival- Audience Award, Sao Paulo International Film Festival  Critics Award - Honorable Mention, Thessaloniki Film Festival - Best Director, Tromso International Film Festival Aurora Award - Special Mention

2004, Filmando: Batalla en el cielo | Documentary
Havana Film Festival - Award of the Havana University, Lima Latin American Film Festival - Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Critics Award, New Horizons Film Festival

2005, Battle in Heaven | Feature Film
Cannes Film Festival - Main Competition, Toronto International Film Festival, Helsinki International Film Festival, Reykjavik, International Film Festival, International Film Festival, Karlory Vary International Film Festival, La Rochelle Film Festival, Warsaw Film Festival, Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Latin America Film Festival, Tokyo International Film Festival, New Horizons Film Festival, Kaohsiung Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival - FIPRESCI Prize for Best Latin American Film

2007, Silent Light | Feature Film
Cannes Film Festival- Main Competition Jury Prize, New Horizons Film Festival, Sarajevo Film  Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival - FIPRESCI Prize, Chicago International Film Festival - Gold Hugo for  Best Feature, New York Film Festival, Morelia Film Festival, London Film Festival, Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Stockholm International Film Festival - Best Screenplay,  Helsinki International Film Festival, Tokyo International Film Festival, Kaohsiung Film Festival, Bergen International Film Festival - Jury Award, Cine Ceara National Cinema Festival - Feature Film Trophy, Havana Film Festival - Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Sound and Grand Coral, Huelva Latin American Film Festival - Golden and Silver Colon, Riga International Film Festival - FIPRESCI Prize for Best Film

2009, 42 One Dream Rush | Short Film

2010, Revolucion - "Este es mi reino" segment | Anthology Film
Biarritz International Film Festival of Latin American Cinema - AFCAE Award and Golden Sun for Best Film

2014, Short Plays - "Mexico" segment | Anthology Film
Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Vilnius International Film Festival