Woodpeckers/Carpinteros

Woodpeckers/Carpinteros

Director : José María Cabral/Dominican Republic/109/Spanish/2017

In adjacent male and female prisons, inmates communicate by “pecking” messages by hand. New prisoner Julian forges an alliance with the hot-tempered Manaury and learns to become a “woodpecker.” Complications arise when Yanelly, Manaury’s girlfriend, becomes more interested in communicating with Julian.

Director and Screenplay JoseMaría Cabral Producer María José Ripoll DoP Hernán Herrera Editor Jose Maria Cabral Cast Jean Jean, Judith Rodríguez , Ramón Emilio Candelario

Awards/Festivals Guadalajara International Film Festival – Best Actor, Maestro Boris Golden blank (FEISAL Award) Miami Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, Toulouse Latin American Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival

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