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Project of the Day: Shaving the Leader of a Drug Cartel

Project of the Day: Shaving the Leader of a Drug Cartel

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Tweetable Logline: 

CONTRAPELO is a short film about a proud Mexican barber who’s
forced to shave the leader of a drug cartel.We’re fundraising for post!

Elevator Pitch:

Contrapelo is the story of a proud Mexican barber who is forced to
shave the leader of a drug cartel. As he faces the man who is destroying
his country, he is confronted by a difficult decision: to become a
killer, or to let this man continue to kill. By the end of the shave,
the Barber will realize he and the Capo are not so different.

Production Team:

Gareth Dunnet Alcocer – Director, Pin-Chun Liu – Producer, Molo Alcocer –
Producer, Liska Ostojic – Writer, Carolina Costa – Cinematographer,
Aashrita Kamath – Production Designer, Oliver Harwood – Editor, Edouard
De Lachomette – Co-Producer, Evan Anderson & Stuart Blair –
Executive Producers.

About the Production:

“In the middle of a drug war that has taken the lives of more than
150,000 and ravaged a nation, we seek to ask questions about involvement
and responsibility while telling a compelling and entertaining story.” — Molo Alcocer

Current Status:


For more information and to support this project:

Kickstarter Page

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