Background Siren

Whole family takes an exemplary care about their grandma confined to bed. Everybody, the doctor being no exception, is trying to convince her of her impending death. However, granny is alive and kicking and does not seem up for leaving this world all together.

  • Mexico
  • 2006, 10 min
  • Director: Arcadi Palerm-Artís
  • Director of photography: Alexis Rodil
  • Editor: Mario Sandoval
  • Screenplay: Marianna Palerm, Jacques Bonnavent
  • Music: Andrés Sánchez
  • Cast: Magda Vizcaino, Paloma Woolrich, José Carlos Rodríguez
  • Contacts: IMCINE - Mexican Film Institute
  • Producer: Dante Aguilar, Milko Luis
  • Production: IMCINE

Arcadi Palerm-Artís

Arcadi Palerm-Artís (1973, Mexico) is a screenwriter, producer and director. He founded the Mal-Entendido production company, with which he has made shorts such as Niko el chocomielero (2001) and Mantra (2003). Background Siren (Sirenas de Fondo, 2006) is his last film.