El Father Plays Himself

A young film director returns to Venezuela, inspired to make a film based on his father’s life in the Amazon jungle (La Fortaleza, Jorge Thielen Armand). He casts Father to play himself. What starts as an act of love and ambition — filmmaking to more deeply understand the self, and the other — spirals into a process which confronts Father’s struggles with addiction and his life devoid of his son. EL FATHER PLAYS HIMSELF holds a steady lens to the way the act of cinema unearths, binds, heals and destroys.

Directors: Mo Scarpelli
Actors: Jorge Thielen Hedderich, Jorge Thielen Armand
Countrys: Venezuela,UnitedKingdom,Italy,UnitedStates

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Score Rating Count Release Date RunTime
8 57 2020-04-25 105

Crew Details

Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
DirectorMo ScarpelliCinematographyMo Scarpelli
Sound DesignerRoberta AinsteinDialogue EditorLucas Meyer
EditorJuan SotoProducerManon Ardisson
ColoristJoel Sahuleka

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