EL FATHER PLAYS HIMSELF
Venezuela / Italy / UK / USA
*world premiere at 51st Visions du Réel in international competition
A father and son return to the Amazon jungle to shoot a deeply personal film. Fiction and reality clash as father plays himself.
Directed by Mo Scarpelli
Produced by Manon Ardisson
Executive Producers - Edward Power, Gordon Annie, Justin Madhany, Bart van den Broek
Associate Producers - Phoebe Hall, Zane Dawood, Joe Torres
Director of Photography - Mo Scarpelli
Editor - Juan Soto Taborda
Produced by Ardimages UK, La Faena Films, Rake Films
in association with Channel6 Media
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"There comes a time when one must choose between contemplation and action. This is called becoming a man.
Such wrenches are dreadful. But for a proud heart there can be no compromise."
— Albert Camus
The Myth of Sisyphus
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