Federico Hidalgo is a filmmaker and film professor in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He has directed four feature fiction films to date A Silent Love (2004), Imitation (2006), L'incrédule (2011) and Le concierge (2014), as well as a feature-length documentary, New Tricks (2009), all five of them released by Atopia.
A Silent Love, co-written with his wife, Paulina Robles, was nominated for a Genie Award for best original screenplay and was accepted to the Sundance Film Festival. It also won the Best Screenplay Award at 2004 Brooklyn International Film Festival. Variety wrote that the film "offers a diverting spin on the mail-order-bride premise, making a charming feature debut for writer-director Federico Hidalgo and co-writer Paulina Robles (Hidalgo's wife)."
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