93 min / 2014 / HD
The story takes place in northern Nicaragua, land of traditions and coffee farms. Octavio, a young student from a poor family, makes friends with Alex, the charismatic son of one of the region’s wealthiest families. Octavio’s fascination with his new friend makes him want to sideline anyone who comes between the two of them.
But Alex is in love with Esperanza, a university classmate, and to have a memory of their passion, he uses his cell phone to film them making love.
Octavio ends up with the phone and spreads the video all over town. From that moment on, nothing will be the same and the life of the two lovers will be devastated.
Questioning the role of technology in our private and public lives,THE NAKED SCREEN is a relevant portrait of modern day intimacy. When Alex videotapes his girlfriend, Esperanza, as they are making love, an undeniable sense of unease pervades the scene. Feeling exposed by the private images captured on her boyfriend’s phone, Esperanza calls Alex to plead with him to delete the video; however, his phone has been lost. Alex and Esperanza’s worst nightmare comes true as the video anonymously appears online. The entire community suddenly becomes involved, including Alex’s best friend Octavio and each of their scrupulous mothers. The film effortlessly blends multiple well-developed characters with fantastic acting, to explore the intense human emotions that are mediated via screens as they leave private spaces and enter the public.
Director: Florence Jaugey
Script: Florence Jaugey a partir de una idea original de Frank Pineda
Production: Florence Jaugey & Frank Pineda. Camila Films
Cinematography: Frank Pineda
Edition: Nino Martinez Soza
Sound: Arsenio Cadena, Patrick Ghislain
Music: Rodrigo Barberá
Oscar Sinela: Alex
Paola Baldión: Esperanza
Roberto Guillén: Octavio
Pre selection for Goya, Platino et Fenix awards.
Selections: Cine Global International Film Festival, Dominican Republic. Huelva Int. Film Festival, Spain. Santa Barbara International Film Festival, USA. Panama Int. Film Festival. Chicago Latino Film Festival, USA. Salzburg and Vienna Latino Film Festival, Austria. Belize International Film Festival. Gran Rapids Latin American Film Festival, USA. Montreal World Film Festival, Canada. AFI Latin American Film Festival in Silver Spring. San Francisco Latino American Film Festival. Icaro Film Festival in New York. Image of the South Film Festival. Córdoba Spain.
Best Actress, Paola Baldión, Icaro Film Festival. Guatemala, 2015.
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