Lonely Stars

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Lonely Stars.

To the beat of punk & pop, Valentina & Joana pursue their most intimate and deepest dreams. On the road to success, they will find obstacles that will test their friendship. The harshness and absurdity of their lives, fuses with the sweet and sour story of a world where the party seems to go on forever.

Director.

Fernando Urdapilleta studied cinematography at the CCC film school in Mexico City. He participated in two editions of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM): in the 3rd FICM with his short fiction film Vive en nuestros corazones (2004) and in the 4th FICM with Irma González: Madre de todas las reinas (2006). His short film Costa linda (2007), which won the Best Actor and Best Actress Awards at the 1st International Independent Film Festival of Mompox (FICIM), Colombia, and was presented at more than 40 film showings and festivals around the world, including the 20th Filmfest Dresden: International Short Film Festival; the 20th Toulouse Latin American Film Festival; the 13th Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS, Latvia; the 7th Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF); and the 7th Mexico City International Horror Film Festival Macabro (Macabro FICH, in spanish).

Details.

  • Title
    Lonely Stars
  • Rights
    Festivals, Sales
  • Country
    Mexico
  • Year
    2015
  • Length
    90′, col.

  • Director
    Fernando Urdapilleta
  • Screenplay
    Fernando Urdapilleta
  • Editing
    Rodrigo Ríos
  • Photography
    José Stempa Steinberg

  • Set Design
    Roberto Revilla, Juan Santiso
  • Music
    Immanuel Miralda, Karin Burnett
  • Sound
    Pablo Tamez

  • Cast
    Dana Karvelas, Jorge Arriaga, Mauricio Isaac, Paty Garza, Inés de Tavira, Emilio Guerrero
  • Producers
    Henner Hofmann, Karla Bukantz
  • Production
    Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, A.C., FOPROCINE


  • Guadalajara International Film Festival 2015 – Mezcal Competition
  • TLV FEST Tel Aviv 2015
  • Rio Gay Fest 2015
  • Mix Mexico 2015
  • Mix Milano 2015
  • Chéries-Chéris Paris LGBT Film Festival 2015
  • Monterrey LGBT Film Festival 2015
  • Reel Pride Fresno 2015
  • BIG! International Gender Film Festival Bari 2015
  • Wiesbadener Kinofestival – Exground Filmfest 2015
  • Stockholm LGBT Film Festival 2015
  • Hamburg LGBT Film Festival 2015
  • Icaro Guatemala City International Film Festival 2015
  • El Lugar sin Limites Ecuador LGBT Film Festival 2015
  • Reelout Kingston 2016
  • FICH Hermosillo FF 2015
  • Morbido IFF Puebla 2015
  • Irapuato International Film Festival 2015
  • Oaxaca International Film Festival 2015
  • Outfest Santo Domingo 2015
  • Melbourne Queer Film Fest 2016
  • Sydney Mardi Gras 2016
  • Ankara LGBT Film Festival 2016
  • Zinegoak Bilbao 2016
  • Chicago Latin Film Festival 2016
  • Festival Grotesco Cuernavaca 2016
  • In & Out Nice  2016
  • Festival Cultural Zacatecas 2016
  • Festival Internacional Cultural Tierra Adentro 2016
  • Anamorfico Film Festival Queretaro 2016
  • Mix Mexico 2016
  • Zalapa, Escuela Veracruzana de Cine Luis Buñuel 2016
  • Outfest Peru, Lima 2016
  • Rodando Film Festival San Luis Potosi 2016
  • Mazatian, Cineseptiembre 2016
  • Cuernavaca, Cine Morelos 2016
  • Lesbigaytrans Paraguay, Asuncion 2016
  • Bandini, Espacio Cultural, 2016
  • Circo Volador, Centro de Arte y Cultura Mexico City 2016
  • Mexican Cinema Week Mexico City 2016
  • Tlapujahua Michoacan Feratum Film Fest 2016
  • Cineteca Nuevo Leon Monterrey 2016 – Miradas del Presente
  • Gender Bender Festival Bologna 2016
  • Stuff MX Film Festival 2016
  • Avignon University 2016
  • Diversidad Somos Cuernavaca 2017


  • Mix Mexico 2015 – Best Long Feature Film
  • Outfest Peru, Lima 2016 – Jury Award
  • Feratum Film Fest 2016 – Best Actress Dana Karvelas


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