Loco lucho

Mary Jiménez & 59' — 1998

My sister and I came to study in Belgium and we stayed. My mother died in Peru. My father was left alone. One year later, my father admonishes a young woman named Lady for letting her 4 year-old urinate in front of the house. A relationship begins – he is 65, she is 25. Some years later, my sister and I get a letter saying: « I have adopted Lady, because every time I go to the Andes, I find myself thinking that I could die and she has no place to go. By the way, they finally cleaned up the seafront that was so filthy. Other than that, I have nothing much to tell. » During the 25 years that I have been separated from my father. I’ve received his letters full of adventures, folly, and humour. This film is like a letter in return: a film made with him, in order to understand him, scold him… and love him.

Belgium

Production: Image Création
Coproduction: CBA, Casablanca Films, Arte
With the support of the Centre du cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Director
Mary Jiménez
Scenario
Mary Jiménez
DOP
Rémon Fromont, Nicole Borgeat, Alejandro Legaspi
Sound
Pancho Adrianzen, Pierre Mertens
Image editor
Yves Van Herstraeten
Music
German Gonzalez
Production
Kathleen de Béthune, Karine de Villers, S.O.S. Production, Carole Courtoy
Image Format
16mm, Beta SP
BW/Colour
Color
Languages OV
ESP
Available subtitles
FR
Festivals

2015:
Festival dei Popoli, Italy, 11/15

2002:
Silver Image Film Festival, USA, 05/02

2000:
Matinée du documentaire, Belgium, 01/00
Festival du documentaire de Taïwan, Taïwan, 09/00 – Merit Award
Festival du Film d’Amiens, France, 11/00
International festival of New Latin American Cinema, Cuba, 12/00

1999:
Festival International du film de Bruxelles, Belgium, 01/99
Festival of Kerala, India, 04/99

1998:
Ecrans documentaires de Gentilly, France, 11/98

Awards and Mentions

Festival du documentaire de Taïwan (Taïwan)- Merit Award 2000

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