Tomas is too much for his lone mother so she sends him to live with his older brother Federico, aka Sombra, in Mexico City. Winner of Best First Feature Award (Berlin International Film Festival). Screening as part of the Mexican Film Festival 2017.
4 June 2017 (Sunday), 5:00pm
The Projector 6001 Beach Road
Golden Mile Tower (NOT COMPLEX!)
Admission for SFS members with valid Individual Membership or Reel Card. You may bring up to 2 guests if you hold a SFS Reel Card. Non-members may sign up online or at our booth. No tickets will be sold. Free seating. Our booth will open 30 mins before the screening time.
This screening is brought to you by our good friends at the Mexican Film Festival.
2014 | Mexico | Drama/Comedy | In Spanish with English subtitles | 106min | NC16 (Some Coarse Language and Nudity)
Awards: Won Best First Feature Award (Berlin International Film Festival)
Synopsis: Tomas is too much for his lone mother so she sends him to live with his older brother Federico, aka Sombra, in Mexico City.
The second black-and-white film in the Mexican Film Festival line-up, GÜEROS is a film conceived completelely in the spirit of “now”. Playfully shifting through pace and genre, one can describe the film as a coming-of-age road movie without capturing an iota of what it really is – a cinematic experience of the romantic confusion and frustration of wandering youth. Alonso Ruizpalacios debut outing, GÜEROS is a film unlike any other that heralds in one of the freshest voices in world cinema