The Open Reel continues its collaboration with Mexican director Julián Hernández acquiring his last feature film Tattoo of Revenge, premiered at last Morelia International Film Festival and produced by Roberto Fiesco at Mil Nubes Cine with Argos Cine, Cine Invencible Cine, Corazón Films, Expendables 435 and Fidecine as a production partners.
Starring, among others, Itati Cantoral, Mónica del Carmen, Diana Lein, Irving Peña, César Ramos, Cesar Romero and Rocío Verdejo, Tattoo of Revenge is set in 1990s Mexico City, a chaotic universe of extremes, where criminals go unpunished and policemen are as lawless as criminals. A heroine becomes the avenger of raped young women. Wearing different disguises, she seduces the rapists, narcotizes them and then brands them with tattoos. Her powerful enemies prepare an ambush to uncover her true identity. Her only salvation is the emancipation of another woman.
Julián Hernández is born in Mexico City in 1972 and he graduated in film from the state University UNAM. Among his previous works are the feature films Broken Sky (2006), A Thousand Clouds of Peace Fence the Sky, Love, Your Being Love Will Never End (2003), winner of the Teddy Award at Berlin Film Festival, Raging Sun, Raging Sky, winner of the same Award but in 2009 and I Am Happiness on Earth (2014).
Hernández has also directed, among others, the short films Por encima del abismo de la desesperación (1996), Hubo un tiempo en que los sueños dieron paso a largas noches de insomnio (1997), Bramadero (2007), Vago rumor de mares en zozobra (2008), (Atmósfera (2009), Wandering Clouds (2013),Young Man at the Bar Masturbating with Rage and Nerve (2015), Boys on the Rooftop (2016) and Common Causes for a Clinical Condition (2016).