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CRAB TRAP

by Óscar Ruiz Navia

synopsis

The encounter between Western civilization and the inhabitants of an isolated village on the edge of the rainforest, using non-professional actors from La Barra. A parable in calm, clear pictures about the "right" relationship between give and take, about the power of money, about modernity and tradition, strangeness and attachment.

international title: Crab Trap
original title: El vuelco del cangrejo
country: Colombia, France
sales agent: m-appeal
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Óscar Ruiz Navia
film run: 96'
release date: FR 19/01/2011
screenplay: Óscar Ruiz Navia
cast: Rodrigo Vélez, Arnobio Salazar Rivas "Cerebro", Jaime Andres Castaño, Yisela Álvarez
cinematography by: Sofía Oggioni Hatty, Andrés Pineda
film editing: Felipe Guerrero
art director: Marcela Gómez Montoya
producer: Diana Bustamante, Guillaume De Seille, Óscar Ruiz Navia, Gerylee Polanco
production: Arizona Films Productions, Contravia Films, Diana Bustamante, EFE-X Cine, M Films
distributor: Arizona Films Distribution

main awards/selection

Berlinale 2010 Forum - FIPRESCI Award
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