Gentil Cine

The Calm After the Storm / Mercedes Gaviria Jaramillo


Mercedes returns to her hometown to accompany the shooting of the film of her father, Victor. A director who has been in charge of recording his family over time. Between the meeting of their two gazes, the resounding silence of her mother and the obstinacy of her brother, Mercedes embraces the time she has shared with her family. of her brother, Mercedes embraces the shared time of the archive and the infinite contradictions of her family to look for her own beginning.

Technical specifications

Runtime: 72 min.
Year: 2020
Directon: Mercedes Gaviria Jaramillo
Executive producer: Mercedes Gaviria, Jerónimo Atehortúa, Eugenia Campos Guevara
Producer companies: Antorcha Films, Invasión Cine, Gentil Cine

Director of photography: Mercedes Gaviria Jaramillo, Mauricio Reyes Serrano, Alejandra León
Sound Direction: Marcos Canosa
Editing: Rodrigo Traverso, Florencia Gómez García
Original music: Matías Gowland
Available projection format: DCP
Distributed by: Film To Festivals

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