The Box

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The Box
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The Box


Edition: QCinema 2021
Screening: Gateway Cineplex 10
Year: 2021
Country:   Mexico | United States
Genre: Drama
Language: Spanish, with English subtitles
Southeast Asian Premiere
TRT: 90mins
Rating: R13

The Box

A Mexican teenager sets out to collect his fathers remains, only to be sucked into the underbelly of the manufacturing industry.

Director
Lorenzo Vigas
Producers
Michel Franco, Jorge Hernandez Aldana, Lorenzo Vigas
Screenwriter
Paula Markovitch, Lorenzo Vigas
Cinematography
Sergio Armstrong
Editing
Pablo Barbieri Carrera, Isabela Monteiro de Castro
Music
Mauricio Gonzo Arroyo
Cast
Elián Gonzalez, Hernán Mendoza, Hatzín Navarrete
Awards
Leoncino d'Oro Agiscuola Award, Venice Film Festival, 2021
director
Director

Lorenzo Vigas

Lorenzo Vigas Castes (born 1967) is a Venezuelan director, screenwriter and film producer. Born in Mérida, the son of the painter Oswaldo Vigas, Vigas graduated in molecular biology at the University of Tampa. In 1995 he studied cinema at New York University and started directing several experimental films.

Back in Venezuela in 1998, he directed the RCTV documentary series Expedición and various documentaries and commercials. Located in Mexico, in 2003 he directed the short film Los elefantes nunca olvidan (Elephants Never Forget), produced by Guillermo Arriaga and presented at the Cannes Film Festival.

With his first feature film From Afar, Vigas won the Golden Lion for best film of the 72nd edition of the Venice Film Festival. His latest feature film, The Box, premiered in the Official Competition category of the 2021 Venice Film Festival.

Screening Schedule

  • SCREENING AT GATEWAY CINEPLEX 10

    11/27 Sat, 1:30 PM - Atmos 5
    11/29 Mon, 4:00 PM - Atmos 5
    12/01 Wed, 7:00 PM - Cinema 1

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