SHORTS IN COMPETITION: STUDENT

YEAR OF THE PIG

Directed by Claudia Calderón
SHORT NARRATIVE 10 Minutes North American Premiere
FILM GUIDE 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.
About the Director(s)
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.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Student
  • Year:
    2007
  • Length:
    10 minutes
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    North American
Cast & Credits
  • 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