Aguacuario

Under the burning sun of a lonely coast in Mexico’s Veracruz, ten-year-old Vinzent works alongside his older brother delivering water jugs on an old tricycle. When his path crosses that of a girl of the same age, Vinzent faces a dilemma: should he fulfil his responsibilities – or disobey his older brother and embark on a little three-wheeled adventure?
by José Eduardo Castilla Ponce
with Hugo Benítez Guerra, Marsell Moreno Cruz, Claudio Jurado
Mexico 2023 Spanish 20' European premiere | recommendation: 8 years and up

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With

  • Hugo Benítez Guerra (Vinzent)
  • Marsell Moreno Cruz (Viviana)
  • Claudio Jurado (Alan)

Crew

DirectorJosé Eduardo Castilla Ponce
ScreenplayJosé Eduardo Castilla Ponce
CinematographyCesar Salgado
EditingJulio Rubio
MusicFernando Rubio
Sound DesignFrancisco Gómez Guevara
SoundLuis Hernández
Production DesignErika Nuñez
Art DirectorGerardo García León
ProducerCarolina Maciel Del Pino
Executive ProducersDaniel Ponce San Roman, Eduardo Castilla Orea, Ivonne Ponce Toledo

Produced by

Persignados

Mexiko-Stadt, Mexico

José Eduardo Castilla Ponce

Born in the Mexican city of Puebla, he has worked as a director, screenwriter and assistant director on various audiovisual projects including fiction films, documentaries, commercials and music videos. He has directed three short films and is the co-founder of the Persignados production company which focuses on creating music videos and fiction films. He is currently studying film directing at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica in Mexico City.

Filmography

2022 Americanos; short film 2023 Aguacuario; short film

Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2024

Dates

Kplus Short Films 1

Beurk ! | Anaar Daana | Goosfand | Aguacuario

Tue Feb 20 09:30

Zoo Palast 1

Subtitles: English

German live voice-over | Headphones for OV

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Wed Feb 21 09:30

Filmtheater am Friedrichshain

Subtitles: English

German live voice-over

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Thu Feb 22 10:00

Zoo Palast 2

Subtitles: English

German live voice-over | Headphones for OV

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Sun Feb 25 12:30

Filmtheater am Friedrichshain

Subtitles: English

German live voice-over

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