The Red Tree




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The Red Tree.

When his father dies, Eliécer is left to care for the half-sister he’s never met, called Esperanza. His mission is to take the girl to the capital to find the mother who abandoned her as a baby. The decision not to take responsibility for the girl, and the fulfilment of his duty, oblige Eliécer to set out on a journey on which he will accept the company of Toño, the young boatman whose dream is to make it to the city to become a boxing champion. At the end of the road, Eliécer must decide if he wants the home and family that he and Esperanza had lost.


Joan Gómez Endara (Bogotá, Colombia) has directed and co-written the short films The Blood Fighters (2011), Idartes-Bogotá Mayor’s Office Award and Clermont-Ferrand International Festival Official Selection 2012, and The Wallet, shot in Barcelona in 2013. With a Master’s Degree in Filmmaking from the Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia (ESCAC) in Barcelona. His first feature film The Red Tree, has been recipient of numerous accolades during its development stage, including the Ibermedia Fund Co-Production Incentive, and in post-production stage the Selection at the “Film in Progress”  of the San Sebastián International Film Festival among others.


  • Title
    The Red Tree
  • Rights
    Festivals, Sales
  • Country
    Colombia, Panama, France
  • Year
  • Length
    90′, col.

  • Director
    Joan Gómez Endara
  • Screenplay
    Joan Gómez Endara, Ivan Sierra
  • Editing
    Mauricio Lleras

  • Photography
    Mateo Guzmán

  • Music
    Camilo Sanabria
  • Sound
    Carlos García
, Luis Lasso
  • Art Director
    Ramsés Benjumea

  • Cast
    Carlos Vergara, Shaday Velasquez, Jhoyner Salgado

  • Producers
    Sonia Barrera, Joan Gómez Endara, Viviana Gómez
  • Production
    Big-Sur Películas
  • Associate producers
    Louise Bellicaud, Claire Charles Gervais

  • Associate production
    In Vivo Films
  • Co-producer
    Boris Villalaz
  • Co-Production
    Viso Producciones, RTVC Play, Mass Media Communications

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