Contrapelo is the story of a proud Mexican barber who is forced to shave the leader of a drug cartel. By the end of the shave, the Barber will find out that he and the Capo are not so different.
Screening in Shorts Program: Handle With CareDrama, Thriller
About the Director(s)
Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer grew up in Mexico, where he trained daily in the art of creating, observing, and managing conflict in a household with his mother and sisters. In 2011, he attended the American Film Institute Conservatory with an emphasis in Directing. At AFI, he was given the 2012 Director’s Award Grant, and his thesis film, Veladora, received the Bridges/Larson Production Award.
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