YOU'LL NEVER BE ALONE
directed by Alex Anwandter
Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets
After his gay teenage son, Pablo, is badly beaten up by some homophobic youngsters, Juan, a withdrawn manager at a mannequin factory struggles between having to pay his son's exorbitant medical bills and his last attempt at making partner at his company. As he runs into dead-ends and unexpected betrayals, he'll discover that the world can be violent with him too. Juan has made too many mistakes, but his son can still be saved.
DRAMA DCP/HD - 2016 - CHILE - 81min
ORIGINAL TITLE NUNCA VAS A ESTAR SOLO
CAST Sergio Hernández, Andrew Bargstead, Gabriela Hernández
ORIGINAL LANGUAGE Spanish
PRODUCED BY 5AM Producciones, Araucaria Cine
Alex Anwandter a Chilean musician and filmmaker. Named by TIME Magazine “poised by US stardom”, his music and videos have been featured everywhere from Billboard to Vice Magazine and MTV. Growing up as a cinephile, Alex Anwandter took on directing music videos for his own projects and other artists since 2005 onwards.
In 2012, moved by the murder of young Daniel Zamudio, a gay boy murdered in a hate-crime in Santiago and fan of his work, Anwandter writes his first script YOU’LL NEVER BE ALONE.
The film features awarded Chilean actor and frequent Raul Ruiz collaborator seen recently on Gloria, Sergio Hernández and the debut of talented Andrew Bargsted. Shot in 2015, the film won both SANFIC’s and FIC Guadalajara Work in Progress sections and will have its World Premiere at Berlinale’s Panorama.