Gerardo, a 17-year-old guy has just finished his relationship with Bruno and starts wandering hopeless through the streets of the city. In his wandering he’s tortured by images: each masculine body he sees reminds him of his lover. Gerardo is determined to keep what’s left of his dying love. The only comfort he has is a letter that Bruno left him with his boss. —IMDb
Julian Hernandez got the attention of national and international film critics with his first movie A Thousand Clouds of Peace (Mil nubes de paz cercan el cielo, amor, jamás acabarás de ser amor), with it he won the Teddy award in the Berlin Film Festival. In February 2008, Hernandez did it again and seduced the jury of Panorama in Berlinale who gave him his second Teddy for his latest long film Raging Sun, Raging Sky (Rabioso sol, rabioso cielo). His short film, Bramadero, was shown in the sixth Edition of FICM. The filmography of this Mexican director, who got his first award in the second Jornada de Cortometrajes for his work Por encima del abismo de la desesperación, sums up to 3 long films and 14 short ones. His movies are known for his peculiar approach to the cinematographic language in which he takes special care on aestethics. Many critics have compared his work with choreographies and praise his use of sequence shots.
He studied in Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos… read more
The photography's greatly stylized and the camera is very fluid. Visually, there are few films like this one. The story itself, however, is not that developed. I feel that in order to be more successful, it could have been clearer. Once the basic story is understood, everyone can focus on the emotions of loss and longing. I did not understand all of it, but I liked it. Also, the scene at the record stand is magical.