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20TH edition NOVEMBER 24 TO DECEMBER 2, 2023

Red Shoes (Zapatos rojos)

Carlos Kaiser Eichelmann

Mexico, Italy

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Director's Biography

Carlos Eichelmann Kaiser was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, in 1980, and studied f ilm direction and production in Madrid. From 2006 to 2010, he worked as an executive producer on television series such as Killer Women and The Team. In 2011, he opened his own production house, Wabi Productions, which produced Trisha Ziff’s Ariel Award-winning documentary The Man Who Saw Too Much (2016). In 2018, as the result of a literary workshop led by Michael Rowe, he wrote Red Shoes, which he shot in 2021 after obtaining the support of EFICINE.

Wed 16 / 15h00 / Salle des Ministres
Thu 17 / 19h30 / Le Colisée

In the presence of the film crew

An elderly peasant lives in a remote town in the Mexican mountains, where his life passes slowly and without disruption. One day, he receives distressing news and must travel to the capital, where, in search of redemption, he faces a brutal and unfamiliar world.

Director : Carlos Eichelmann Kaiser
Producer : Carlos Eichelmann Kaiser, Alejandro de Icaza, Gabriela Maldonado
Screenwriter : Jofra GG, Carlos Eichelmann Kaiser, Adriana Gonzalez Del Valle
Cinematographer: Serguei Saldìvar Tanaka
Production Designer : Nohemì Gonzales Martinez
Editor : Omar Guzmàn
Music : Camilla Uboldi

Eustacio Ascacio, Natalia Solian, Phanie Molina, Irine Herrera

Production Company : BHD, 102 Distribution


Mexico, Italy