“Mirror Like” Science Fiction Film Directed By Wataska (Peru)

By Mikel Fair / 8 months ago
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An Amazing Science Fiction Film From Peru

"Mirror Like" Directed By Wataska (Peru) is an official selection and Best Science Fiction Film Nominee at the Oregon Short Film Festival 2018. Omar Garcia has been nominated for Best Actor.

Synopsis: Mirror Like Directed by Wataska

English: It´s been a few months since the Sun can´t be seen. The society is in chaos, and the people lost all kind of human kindness. Aurelio, single father and psychologist, is trying not to get crazy and everything seems like a reflect of his own life. The absence of his wife makes him the only support for their two children. The young one, Fernanda, is sick from a rare disease that he also has, but is hiding from everyone. His strength has a limit and he is close to it.

Spanish: Hace varios meses que el sol dejó de poder verse, reina la oscuridad y la sociedad está en la confusión más absoluta. Aurelio, psicólogo de profesión y padre soltero, trata de no volverse loco y todo parece un reflejo de lo que le pasa a él. Su esposa desaparecida convierte a Aurelio en el único soporte de sus 2 hijos. Fernanda, la menor, sufre de una rara enfermedad que poco a poco lo va a atacando a él y que trata de ocultar. Su fuerza tiene un límite y está próximo a él.

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Wataska Director's Biography

English: Wataska is composed by Film Director Jorge Pablo Quiroz and Psychologist Jose Antonio Muñoz. JP, in the search for stories about human nature, meets Jose who with his passion on cinema, both create a trilogy based in different aspects of human conduct called ¨The 3 links of Devolution¨. 2 short films and a feature length. La Presencia de la Ausencia, their first short film and first episode of the trilogy, was part of the Short Film Corner in Cannes 2015, official selection at the 32nd Chicago Latino film festival and winner as best short film at the Huánuco short film festival in Perú. Mirror Like is their second short film and has been recently awarded by the Ministry of Culture of Peru in the Short film national contentes 2017 . Implosion, the third episode and feature length is in working progress.

Spanish: Wataska está formado por Jose Antonio Muñoz y Jorge Pablo Quiroz. Juntos crean y escriben la trilogía Los 3 eslabones de la involución compuesta por 2 cortometrajes y un largamotraje. Estas 3 historias exploran distintos aspectos de la conducta humana y se cuestiona si estamos evolucionando o involucionando como especie.. La Presencia de la Ausencia es el primer cortometraje de esta trilogía. El segundo episodio, Como un Reflejo, acaba de empezar su distribución por los distintos festivales del mundo y ha sido premiado en el Concurso Nacional de Cortometrajes - 2017 por el Ministerio de Cultura del Perú. Implosión, es el nombre del largometraje que se encuentra en proceso de escritura. 
Han dirigido diversas campañas publicitarias ganando premios en los festivales más importantes de publicidad del mundo.

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About the author

Mikel Fair

My name is Mikel Fair. I am the Director of Film Festival Circuit Inc. First of all, we are a company that manages film festival events in Texas and Oregon. Furthermore, we like to have fun and celebrate independent film. I worked for 15 years in the television and film production as a location sound mixer and production manager. I have also worked in post production as an editor, post sound mixer and composer. Above all, watching independent films and reading creative screenplays is my passion.


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