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A tus espaldas (2011)

directed by Tito Jara
A coproduction between Ecuador and Venezuela (The Filmmaker Studio).

Duration: 85 minutes
Genre: Feature film
Shooting format: HD / 35mm

Synopsis

The statue of the Virgin that crowns The Panecillo looks and smiles to the north of the city, home to wealthier people, in the south, where most of its inhabitants are the most poor, they only see her back. Behind Your Back is the story of Jorge Chicaiza Cisneros (Jordi), a young man working at a bank in Quito and whose main concern in life is to forget and hide his humble origins in the poor neighborhoods of the south city and his mestizo racial reality.

Festivals and recognitions
  • Official Selection. Festival del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano de La Habana (Cuba, 2012)
  • Official Selection. Festival del Cinema Latinoamericano de Trieste (Italia, 2012)