A young mexican guy winning the Cannes Festival 2008, with a his short film “Historia de un letrero... ” Story of a sign, he has never studied film making, as a matter of fact he was rejected from Film making schools in Mexico. He also mentioned his desire to make a different kind of film, to show that mexican culture is not just drugs, violence and sex. Born in Tampico, Tamaulipas, México. Alonso Álvarez Barreda 24, is the writer of the story that competed with other short stories from all over the world.
With a stroke of the pen, a stranger transforms the afternoon for another man in this emotionally stirring short film by Alonso Alvarez. Enjoy!