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 After his gay teenage son, Pablo, is badly beaten up by some homophobic youngsters, Juan, a withdrawn manager at a mannequin factory struggles between having to pay his son's exorbitant medical bills and his last attempt at making partner at his company.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

 

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DIRECTOR

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.

 

FESTIVALS
PUERTO QUEER FILM FEST - Best Feature Film
ROME INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - Best International Feature Film
LESGAICINEMAD FESTIVAL 2016 - Best Director
SAINT JEAN-DE-LUZ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - Best Director Prize
SEATTLE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - Grand Jury Prize for Ibero-American Cinema
BERLINALE 2016 - PANORAMA - Teddy Award, Special Jury Award
GUADALAJARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - Premio Maguey
TEL AVIV INTERNATIONAL LGBT FILM FESTIVAL - Best Narrative Film Award
YOU'LL NEVER BE ALONE