Juan sings in a rock band, but he doesn’t talk much. He also works at a bakery during the night and sleeps most of the day. This is the story of one of his days and what happens when he wakes up. Hiroshima is a silent musical, based on real facts. —TIFF
Pablo Stoll (1974, Montevideo) is a Uruguayan film director and screenwriter. He attended the Catholic University of Uruguay where he studied Social communication, it was here that he started to direct short films and his collaboration with fellow student Juan Pablo Rebella first began. After graduating in 1999 he and Rebella started work on their first feature film, 25 Watts (2001), it went on to win several international awards: Best Feature Film Award at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, Best 1st Feature Film Award at La Habana Film Festival, FIPRESCI Award and Best Male Actor Award at the Independent Film Festival Buenos Aires.
In 2004 Stoll and Rebella released their second feature film Whisky it was a surprise hit at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival opening to much acclaim, winning the Regard Original Award. Whisky also won the Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Award for Latin-America. In-between his film projects Stoll works as a freelance director for advertising… read more
HIROSHIMA é um “road movie” pelas paisagens do interior humano. Uma homenagem à Rebella, aos cenários e rostos amigáveis, à família, ao cinema, à todos os filmes que Stoll viu na adolescência. À David Mammet e Hal Hartley. E, sobretudo, à música, que traça um mapa do estado de espírito do protagonista e conduz o público, às vezes com calma, às vezes com veemência, ao lugar íntimo donde se engenha os pensamentos