I Dream in Another Language
A linguist travels into the Mexican jungle to research an indigenous language, only to discover that its last two speakers refuse to speak to one another.
I DREAM IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE tells the story of a young linguist who travels to the jungles of Mexico to research and save a mysterious indigenous language. A language, as he discovers, which is at the point of disappearing as its last two speakers have refused to speak a word to each other for the past 50 years.
103' / colour
Genre: drama, fantasy
Original title: SUEÑO EN OTRO IDIOMA
Dir: Ernesto Contreras
Prod: Revolver Amsterdam (NL) - Raymond van der Kaaij, Dijana Olcay-Hot
Agencia SHA (MX), Alebrije Cine y Video (MX)
Sc: Carlos Contreras
D.O.P.: Tonatiuh Martínez
Completed: January 2017
Language: Spanish, English
Cast: Fernando Álvarez Rebeil, Eligio Meléndez, Manuel Poncelis, Fátima Molina, Juan Pablo de Santiago, Hoze Meléndez.
a.o. SEGUIR SIENDO: CAFÉ TACVBA (2010, doc), PÁRPADOS AZULES (BLUE EYELIDS) (2007, feature) Awards: a.o. Best Film, Best Screenplay and Young Jury Award Guadalajara IFF, Special Jury Prize Sundance FF.
Sundance Film Festival - World Dramatic Competition
Goa International Film Festival of India
Jerusalem International Film Festival
Outfest - Los Angeles Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Melbourne International Film Festival
Melbourne Queer Film Festival
Minneapolis and St Paul International Film Festival
Taipei Film Festival
Frameline 29 - San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
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