Retablo (2019)

Peru/Norway/Denmark – 2017

Director:  Álvaro Delgado-Aparicio
Screenplay:  Álvaro Delgado-Aparicio
Runtime:  101’
Cast:  Junior Béjar Roca, Amiel Cayo, Magaly Solier, Hermelinda Luján
Editing:  Eric Williams
Cinematography:  Mario Bassino
Sound:  Omar Pareja
Production:  SIRI Producciones
Sales:  Heretic Outreach, Christina Liapi
Language:  Quechua, Spanish
Awards: Special Jury Generation 14plus Mention, L’Oreal Newcomer Teddy Award (Berlinale 2018), Best First Feature (Inside Out Toronto 2018), Ecumenical Jury – Best Film (Molodist KYIV International Film Festival 2018), Best First Feature award (Frameline IFF 2018), Grand Prize for Best LGBTQ Feature Film (Rhode Island International Film Festival 2018), Jury Award (Sydney Latin American FF 2018), Special Mention (Cape Town IFF 2018), Jury Award (Vancouver Latin American FF 2018), Best Feature Film (Bucharest Latin American Film Festival 2018), Best Narrative Film (Rochester ImageOut Film Festival 2018), Gold Q Hugo Award for Best Feature Film (Chicago International Film Festival 2018)

In a remote region of the Andes, Segundo, a 14 year-old boy, wants to become a master like his father in the art of the retablo (altar-piece) and carry on the family tradition, But one day, he accidentally discovers a very private secret of his father and his world collapses around him. A very painful path to maturity awaits him and Segundo will have to face the crude reality of a patriarchal and violent society, discovering an even deeper bond with his father than he could ever have imagined.

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