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
 

DIRECTOR

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.