El Canto de la Crisálida


The Song of the Chrysalis

Germany, 2021

Short experimental/essay, 20’, Color

Shooting formats:S16mm/16mm/S8mm,

Screening copies: DCP, Quicktime File, BluRay

24fps, 1.66:1, Stereo

no dialogues.

Eleven human metamorphoses 

Inhale... Winter

Bird chirps, light and city life sneak through the cracks of the windows.
Spaces clad in walls, wrap our hibernators, interwoven by gestures and daily rituals. 

Exhale... Spring


Director, Script, Cinematographer, Editor I Francisco MeCe
Producer I Cecilia Trautvetter
Sound Design I Francisco MeCe, Louis McGuire
Camera Assistance I Carlos Vásquez, Diego Sapienza
Sound Recordist I Manfredi Rignanese, Nicolás Daleman,
Cecilia Trautvetter 
Costume Design: Leonie Minor
Colorist I Nadia Khairat Gómez 
Sound Mix I Jan Pasemann


Ute Aurand
Gabriel Galíndez Cruz
Hyoung Min-Kim
Carlos Vásquez
Matthias Lintner 
Eva Minor
Leonie Minor
Iván Orlín Ariza 
Ewelina Rosinska 
Lanxi Ruan
Wataru Saito

DFFB in Co-production with Francisco MeCe

Official Selections: 

Kasseler Dokfest 2021, Germany
 Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2021, UK
Doclisboa21 I New Visions Section, Portugal
Film Fest Gent 2021 I International Short Film Competition, Belgium  
Asolo Art Film Festival 2021 I First Impressions, Italy 

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