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Contrapelo (2014)

CONTRAPELO is the story of a proud Mexican barber who is forced to shave the leader of a drug cartel. As he faces the man who is destroying his country, he is confronted by a difficult ... See full summary »

Director:

Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer (as Gareth Dunnet Alcocer)

Writers:

Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer (as Gareth Dunnet Alcocer), Liska Ostojic
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Cast

Credited cast:
Art Bonilla ... Barber
Eduardo Roman ... Druglord
Brian Gomez Brian Gomez ... Juan
Hugo Medina ... Octavio
Chalo González ... Don Chalo
Martin Montero Martin Montero ... Miguel
Rafael Martinez ... Arturo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ramon Calzada Ramon Calzada ... Cartel Member #3
Steven Casillas ... Prisoner
Felix Perez Felix Perez ... Cartel Member #1
Ever Roque Ever Roque ... Cartel Member #2
Alex Weiermair Alex Weiermair ... Young Boy
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CONTRAPELO is the story of a proud Mexican barber who is forced to shave the leader of a drug cartel. As he faces the man who is destroying his country, he is confronted by a difficult decision: to become a killer, or to let this man continue to kill. By the end of the shave, the Barber will find out that he and the Capo are not very different. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Short | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Mexico | UK | Taiwan

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

18 April 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$48,000 (estimated)
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Was on the 2016 Academy Award short list (top 10) for Best Live Action Short Film in the 88th Oscars. See more »

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