Director

Alejandro Fernández Almendras

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Alejandro Fernandez Almendras (Chillán, Chile, 1971) got his degree in Journalism at the University of Chile in 1996. He has worked as a film critic, photographer and journalist. Since 2002, he has directed several short films, including «La ofrenda» (The Offering) (2003); «Desde lejos» (From Afar) (2006); and «Lo que trae la lluvia» (Along Came the Rain), which have screened at festivals such as Berlin, IndieLisboa, Huesca, Sao Paulo, Drama, Monterrey, Valdivia, Vina del Mar, Toulouse, Havana, Rotterdam and Bafici, among others. His first feature, «Huacho» (2009) world premiered at Critics’ Week in Cannes 2009. «Sentados frente al fuego» (By the Fire), his second feature, premiered at the 2011 San Sebastian Film Festival. «Matar a un hombre» (To Kill a Man), his third feature film, won the Grand Jury Prize in the World Dramatic Competition at Sundance 2014 and garnered awards at a dozen festivals. The film was also Chile’s Official Candidate for the Oscar’s and the Goya Awards. Fernandez Almendras is currently developing several projects in both TV and film, both in Chile and abroad.

Filmography

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2003 La ofrenda (The Offering)

2004 Lo que trae la lluvia (From Afar)

2006 Desde lejos (Along Came the Rain)

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2009 Huacho

2011 Sentados frente al fuego (By the Fire)

2014 Matar a un hombre (To Kill A Man)

2016 Aquí no ha pasado nada (Much Ado About Nothing)

Aqui no ha pasado nada -  Much ado about nothing (Flyer)

Aqui no ha pasado nada - Much ado about nothing (2016)

Vicente is a young, reckless loner who comes back to his parents’ beach house after a year studying in LA. One of those random nights of downing shots and chasing girls changes his life forever when Vicente becomes the prime suspect in a hit-and-run that kills a local fisherman. Vicente was wasted. His memories are a blur. Yes, he was in the car, but he swears he wasn’t driving. And what’s worse, the guy he remembers being behind the wheel is the son of a powerful politician. A tangled web of lies engulfs the truth, crushing out a  social scandal before it can begin. More

  • Aquí no ha pasado nada - Much ado about nothing DVD
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