Temporada de patos

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Temporada de patos
Temporadadepatos poster.PNG
Temporada de patos theatrical poster
Directed by Fernando Eimbcke
Produced by Jaime Bernardo Ramos
Frida Torresblanco
Written by Fernando Eimbcke
Paula Markovitch
Starring Daniel Miranda
Diego Cataño
Danny Perea
Enrique Arreola
Carolina Politi
Music by Alejandro Rosso
Liquits
Distributed by Warner Independent Pictures
Release date(s)
  • October 22, 2004 (2004-10-22)
Running time 85 min.
Country Mexico
Language Spanish

Temporada de patos (released as Duck Season in the United States) is a 2004 Mexican film. It is the first feature film by writer/director, Fernando Eimbcke, a former MTV Awards videoclip director.

After being successfully featured in national and international film festivals such as the Cannes Film Festival it was sold to distributors in six European countries. The movie has been praised in all of these festivals as well as by directors such as Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity) and Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim).

The movie is filmed in black and white and mostly takes place in one location, an old apartment in Tlatelolco.

Cast[edit]

Plot[edit]

Flama (Daniel Miranda) and Moko (Diego Cataño) are two 14-year-olds who have been friends since childhood. One Sunday afternoon, Flama invites Moko to play videogames while his mother is not home. There they have everything they need to survive such as videogames, pizza delivery, sodas, manga pornography and... no parents. But when the power goes out what seemed like a regular day becomes an adventure.

Awards[edit]

  • 2004 AFI Fest, Grand Jury Prize for Fernando Eimbcke
  • 2004 Guadalajara Film Festival, FIPRESCI Prize for Fernando Eimbcke
  • 2004 Guadalajara Film Festival, Mayahuel Award - Best Actor for Enrique Arreola (Tied with Roberto Espejo for Puños rosas)
  • 2004 Guadalajara Film Festival, Mayahuel Award - Best Actress for Danny Perea
  • 2004 Guadalajara Film Festival, Mayahuel Award - Best Director for Fernando Eimbcke
  • 2004 Guadalajara Film Festival, Mayahuel Award - Best Original Score for Alejandro Rosso
  • 2004 Guadalajara Film Festival, Mayahuel Award - Best Screenplay for Fernando Eimbcke, Paula Markovitch
  • 2004 Guadalajara Film Festival, Mayahuel Award - Best Sound Design for Lena Esquenazi
  • 2004 Thessaloniki Film Festival - Best Director for Fernando Eimbcke
  • 2005 Ariel Award, Golden Ariel
  • 2005 Ariel Award, Silver Ariel - Best Actor for Enrique Arreola
  • 2005 Ariel Award, Silver Ariel - Best Actress for Danny Perea
  • 2005 Ariel Award, Silver Ariel - Best Art Direction for Diana Quiroz, Luisa Guala
  • 2005 Ariel Award, Silver Ariel - Best Cinematography for Alexis Zabe
  • 2005 Ariel Award, Silver Ariel - Best Direction for Fernando Eimbcke
  • 2005 Ariel Award, Silver Ariel - Best Editing for Mariana Rodríguez
  • 2005 Ariel Award, Silver Ariel - Best First Work - Fiction for Fernando Eimbcke
  • 2005 Ariel Award, Silver Ariel - Best Original Score for Alejandro Rosso, Liquits
  • 2005 Ariel Award, Silver Ariel - Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for Fernando Eimbcke
  • 2005 Ariel Award, Silver Ariel - Best Sound for Lena Esquenazi, Miguel Hernández and Antonio Diego
  • 2005 MTV Movie Awards Mexico, Favorite Actress for Danny Perea
  • 2005 Paris Film Festival, Special Jury Prize for Fernando Eimbcke

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