Cadejo Blanco, the Guatemalan film that has achieved important nominations and awards


Cadejo Blanco is a Guatemalan film which has raised the name of our country by obtaining important nominations and awards at the international level. What a chili!

The film was written and directed by Justin Lerner and the participation of several Guatemalan actors. We tell you more details about this production.

Cadejo Blanco, the Guatemalan film that has achieved important nominations and awards

The film is about Sarita, who lives with her sister Bea in a popular neighborhood in Guatemala City. One night, after a party, Bea disappears. Convinced that Andrés, her sister’s dangerous ex-boyfriend, has something to do with it, Sarita becomes her friend and infiltrates her gang.

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With death at her side at every moment and an unwavering determination against the expectations of the men who underestimated her, Sarita becomes increasingly involved with Andrés and the unforgiving world of his gang, searching for answers about what happened to her sister, not knowing that the truth is much more complicated than you imagine.

The cast is made up of: Pamela Martínez, Karen Martínez, Yolanda Coronado, Brandon López, Rudy Rodríguez, Juan Pablo Olyslager, Rudy Urrutia, Heriberto Ochoa, Carol Escobar, Victoria Nuñez, Geobanny Alvarado, Jenny Lobo, Alexa Menjivar.

Nominations and awards

The Guatemalan film has won the following awards:

Icarus Festival: Grand Jury Prize, Best Central American Feature, Best Cinematography, Best Editing Reims Polar Film Festival: Sang Neuf” Award (Best Young Filmmaker)

And has been nominated for:

Guadalajara Int’l Film Festival – Best Iberoamerican Feature Film Malaga Film Festival – Golden Biznaga (Grand Prize – Best Film) Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Best Latin American Films Costa Rica International Film Festival

The film has 100% on Rotten Tomatoes and has been highlighted by various media such as Variety, Screen International Review and interviews with The Golden Globes, Malaga Awards, among others.

It has also participated in important festivals worldwide:

Toronto International Film Festival – Toronto ON, Canada
Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG) – Guadalajara Mexico
Malaga Film Festival – Malaga, Spain
BAFICI – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) – Tallinn, Estonia
Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Santa Barbara CA, USA
Costa Rica International Film Festival (CRFIC) – San Jose, Costa Rica (in June)
icarus festival –Guatemala City, Guatemala
Uruguay International Film Festival – Montevideo, Uruguay
Reims Polar Film Festival – Reims, France
Ramdam Tournai Film Festival – Tournai, Belgium

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