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Fervor

Country: Chile, Language: Spanish, 14 mins

  • Director: José Manuel Vélez
  • Writer: José Manuel Vélez
  • Producer: Svetlana Bolycheva, Luis Cifuentes, Robert Kushner, Irene Mercadal, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Jess X. Snow, José Manuel Vélez

CGiii Comment

It captures what  being young and gay and beautiful is like...perfectly.

Such a joyful wee film...with its feet firmly planted on the ground...sometimes!


Trailer...

Fervor Trailer / Short Film from José Manuel Vélez on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

Tomás, a gay teenager from a small beach town in Chile, lives daydreaming at the beat of pop-music. During a summer day he sees his crush again, Benjamín, and encouraged by his music he jumps forward to the adventure of burgeoning first love, facing his fears and risking leaving the safe refuge of his musical and colorful world.

Cast & Characters

Rodrigo Calderón (as Tomás)
Domingo Jeame (as Benjamín)
Daniel Candia (as Alberto)
Bianca Figueroa (as Valentina)
Colomba Sotomayor (as Sofía)