Retablo (film)

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Directed byAlvaro Delgado-Aparicio
Produced byEnid Campos
Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio
Written byAlvaro Delgado-Aparicio, Hector Galvez
StarringJunior Bejar Roca
Amiel Cayo
Magaly Solier
Music byHarry Escott
CinematographyMario Bassino
Edited byEric Williams
Siri Producciones
Release date
  • 17 August 2017 (2017-08-17) (Lima)
Running time
95 minutes

Retablo is a drama film, directed by Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio and released in 2017.[1] A Peruvian film with coproduction assistance from companies in Germany and Norway,[2] the film centres on Segundo (Junior Bejar Roca), a young boy in rural Peru whose father Noé (Amiel Cayo) is training him in the family tradition of designing and building religious retablos, but whose secret shatters Segundo's world and everything he believes in.[1] The cast also includes Magaly Solier as Anatolia, Segundo's mother and Noé's wife.

Delgado-Aparicio's full-length directorial debut, the film is written and acted in Ayacucho Quechua.[1]

The film premiered at the 2017 Festival de Cine de Lima,[1] where it won the award for Best Peruvian Film.[3] It had its international premiere at the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival,[4] where it won a Teddy Award as the best LGBTQ-themed debut film of the festival. Winner in the category 'Fiction' at the 2019 Havana Film Festival New York.[5]


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