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PAPI CHULO

by John Butler

synopsis

A solitary and alienated television weatherman "hires" a middle-aged Latino migrant worker to be his friend, in this darkly comedic reflection on class, ethnicity, and companionship in contemporary Los Angeles.

international title: Papi Chulo
original title: Papi Chulo
country: Ireland
sales agent: Bankside Films
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: John Butler
film run: 98'
screenplay: John Butler
cast: Matt Bomer, Alejandro Patiño, Elena Campbell-Martinez, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Michael Shepperd, Tommie Earl Jenkins, Shaughn Buchholz, Tom Beyer, Irene White, Caitlin Kimball
cinematography by: Cathal Watters
film editing: John O'Connor
art director: Susannah Honey
costumes designer: Joanna David
music: John McPhillips
producer: Rebecca O'Flanagan, Robert Walpole
executive producer: Hilary Davis, Jo Henriquez, Phil Hunt, Compton Ross
associate producer: Tom Harberd
line producer: Chris Abernathy
production: Treasure Entertainment
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