August Evening

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August Evening
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Directed by Chris Eska
Written by Chris Eska
Starring Pedro Castaneda
Veronica Loren
Distributed by Maya Entertainment
Release date
  • June 21, 2007 (2007-06-21) (Los Angeles Film Festival)
  • September 5, 2008 (2008-09-05) (United States)
Running time
127 minutes
Country United States
Language Spanish

August Evening is a 2007 film following the relationship between an aging undocumented farm worker named Jaime and his young, widowed daughter-in-law, Lupe. It was written and directed by Chris Eska, and released theatrically on September 5, 2008.[1] Principal photography on the film took place during five consecutive weeks in the late summer of 2005.

Film locations and equipment[edit]

Filming locations in Texas included Gonzales, Seguin, Boerne, San Antonio, Smiley, and Corpus Christi. The film was shot with a Sony F900/2 camera.


As appearing in screen credits (main roles identified):[2]

Actor Role
Pedro Castaneda Jaime
Veronica Loren Lupe
Abel Becerra Victor
Walter Perez Luis
Sandra Rios Alice
Raquel Gavia Maria
Cesar Flores Salazar
Grisel Rodriguez Andrea
Tom Spry Jason
Jeremy Becerra Gabe
Ethan Mallen Matthew
Amelia Castillo Juana
Richard Moreno Manuel
Rosalba Aguayo Villegas Wedding Photographer
Stella Romero Grocery Cashier
Benito Lara Diego
Marina Hernandez Young 'Maria' at Cleaners


Stephen Farber of The Hollywood Reporter credits the film as, “Perfectly honed, naturalistic acting and visual lyricism.”



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