The Year of the Pig

Shorts in Competition: Student

North American Premiere

Cuba, Puerto Rico | 10 MINUTES

THE YEAR OF THE PIG

Chang Rodríguez, a delivery boy from Havana's Chinatown, is tired of his routine and longs for anything that'll change his life. Completely unaware of his own power, he becomes an instrument of destiny every 12 years, on the year of the pig.

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Claudia Calderón

Claudia Calderón studied photography and acting in her native Puerto Rico and attended an intensive film production workshop at NYU. As a director, her work includes Aprietos (2002), El susto (2003), and Maletas (2007). She has also worked in numerous capacities (producer, assistant director) on many other short films.
Director of Photography
Leonardo Cubillos
Producer
Encarnación Martínez
Score
Glenda Merlo
Sound Editing
Gustavd Pioravantf
Editor
Leopoldo Nakata
Principal Cast
José Antonio Rodríguez, Antulio Marín, Annia Bu, Caridad Amarán, Alejandro Chiu, Mario Guerra, Luis Alberto Delgado, Hilda Chiu, Marlenys Choy Chang, Bárbara Díaz, Joan Abreu
Screenwriters
Claudia Calderón, Leopoldo Nakata, Fernando de Peña