Director

José Luis Valle

1 Film in collection

Born in El Salvador, he is a Mexican citizen who
has written a children‘s book and made short
films. His documentary EL MILAGRO DEL PAPA
screened at Locarno Film Festival. WORKERS is
his debut feature film.

Filmography

2002 Tomo VII, Kurzfilm ·
2004 Grav ísima historia , Kurzfilm · 2006
Quimera , Kurzfilm · 2009 El milagro del
Papa , Dokumentarfilm · 2011 Agua para
viajeros , Kurzfilm · 2013 Workers

Workers (Flyer)

Workers (2013)

Rafael has been a cleaner in the same light bulb factory for thirty years. It is his last day before retirement, and he even buys himself a pair of new shoes for the occasion. But his boss soon takes the wind out of this reticent man’s sails. Although Rafael has been a diligent and reliable worker, as an illegal immigrant to Tijuana from El Salvador he has no right to expect a pension … Lidia is one of seven people keeping house for a rich Mexican woman in a wheelchair who has dedicated her life to her whippet ‘Princess’ who eats from a golden bowl and sleeps on a More