The Hero

A crowded underground station. A man takes a notice of a strangely acting girl standing nearby, who seems to be attempting to commit suicide. The man is determined to stop her. Palme D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1994.

  • Mexico
  • 1993, 5 min
  • Director: Carlos Carrera
  • Director of photography: Jorge Mercado, Hugo Mercado
  • Editor: Daniel Medero Reyna
  • Screenplay: Carlos Carrera
  • Music: Gabriel Romo
  • Contacts: IMCINE - Mexican Film Institute
  • Producer: Pablo Baksht Segovia
  • Production: IMCINE, DPC

16.11. 20:30 Praha | Světozor - Small Hall
17.11. 14:30 Praha | Světozor - Grand Hall

Carlos Carrera

Carlos Carrera (1962, Mexico) started making his first animated Super 8 films at the age of twelve. He graduated from Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica and belongs to the most prominent contemporary Mexican directors. He has made seven feature films that won numerous awards. His Crime of Father Amaro (El Crimen del padre Amaro, 2002) was nominated for Oscar.