THE CLASH

A film by Daniel y Diego Vega

THE CLASH

A film by Daniel y Diego Vega




SYNOPSIS
In the early 90s, Roberto, an 18-year-old boy lost in life, leaves a violent Peru and travels to Montreal to join his father, Bob Montoya, an immigrant who fled from his country years ago and who now lives with his new Canadian family. With male pride, Bob strives to show his son his best version of the North American dream marked by his own prejudices. The reunion between father and son will be forever forged by a violence from which they have been unable to escape.

Status: Completed
Year: 2019
Genre: Drama
Countries: Peru- Colombia

Language: Spanish, English, French
Available subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Runtime: 103 min.
Original title: La Bronca

 

DANIEL Y DIEGO VEGA 

Daniel y Diego have written, produced and directed three feature films together. The first, Octubre (October, 2010), won the Jury Award in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Festival and participated in Horizontes Latinos at San Sebastian. The second, El mudo (The Mute, 2013), participated in Films in Construction 23 at Toulouse and received, among others, the Best Director award at the BAFICI and the Silver Leopard for Best Actor at the Locarno Festival. They have also directed episodes for the series El Chapo, released on Netflix, and both are the directors of the series El día de mi suerte, of which Diego is the creator and screenwriter. Diego is also the creator, together with Mar Coll and Valentina Viso, of the Movistar+ series Matar al padre (Killing the Father).

FILMOGRAPHY

2019 La Bronca
2015 El aula vacía (Documentary)
2013 El mudo
2010 Octubre

 

CAST
Jorge Guerra
Rodrigo Palacios
Rodrigo Sánchez Patiño
Isabelle Guérard

CREW
Directors: Daniel Vega, Diego Vega
Screenplay: Daniel Vega, Diego Vega
Cinematography: Diego Romero
Editing: Martín Gutiérrez
Sound: Maikmaier
Production: Diego Vega, Sergi Casamitjana, María Fernanda Barrientos, Nicolás Comeau
Production Companies: Maretazo Cine, Escándalo Films, Corte Films, Les Films 1976

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

2019
San Sebastian International Film Festival (Horizontes Latinos) · Special Jury Mention
Lima Film Festival · Critics Award · Best Actor Award 
Biarritz Latin America Festival International
Havana Festival of New Latin American Cinema

2020
Santa Barbara International Film Festival
FICG Guadalajara International Film Festival

UPCOMING SCREENINGS

Santa Barbara International Film Festival
January
Thu. 16, 10:00h. @ Fiesta 3
Sat. 18, 21:00h. @ Metro

European Film Market
February
Mon. 24, 09:20h. @ CinemaxX 12

A depiction of the violence of a non-place, the dislocation, the deculturisation and the failure of a society, rendered through very human characters.
Meritxell Colell Aparicio, president of the Horizontes Latinos jury, SSIFF19

With the support of:

Canarias Avanza con Europa
Gobierno de Canarias
Proexca para Canarias
Unión Europea
ICEX - España Exportación e Inversiones