THE LIGHT ON THE HILL
directed by Ricardo Velarde
Only a pure heart will find the light.
In a remote village in the Peruvian Andes, the mysterious death of a local shepherd unveils a shocking secret buried for centuries. It will seduce the ones involved in its discovery into the darkest valleys of human nature, where ruthless selfishness results in violent madness…
THRILLER DCP/HD - 2016 - Peru - 85min
ORIGINAL TITLE LA LUZ EN EL CERRO
CAST Ramon Garcia, Manuel Gold, Emilram Cossio
ORIGINAL LANGUAGE Spanish
PRODUCED BY Caudal Films
He worked as an animator and video producer for more than a decade and graduated from The London Film School, as a Director with his suspense short HUNTED (UK, 2008). In 2009, Ricardo completed a post-graduate degree in editing where he had the opportunity to have Jaime Estrada-Torres as a mentor, who has worked alongside renowned directors such as Stanley Kubrick, Werner Herzog, Tim Burton, Mike Figgis, among others, and with whom Ricardo met again later to edit together THE LIGHT ON THE HILL.
In 2011, he founded his production company Caudal Films with his wife, Michelle Prazak. They start the company with the aim of focusing on the development and production of _lm and television genre productions rooted in the cultural diversity of their country. THE LIGHT ON THE HILL is his first feature film.