THE GUN

SPANISH I DOMINICAN REPUBLIC      ACTION, COMEDY I 87 MINS I DCP I COLOR 

Director: Ernesto Alemany

 

Cast:

Patricia Ascuasiati

NashlaBogaert

Francisco Cruz

Fiume Michel Gomez

Jean Gabriel Guerra

Tung Chi Hsu

 

Crew:

Producers: Ernesto Alemany, Juan Basanta

Writers: Miguel Yarull

Film Editor: Rosaly Acosta, Ethan Maniquis

Sound: Rafael Bobadilla

 

Synopsis:

The stories behind a .22 caliber pistol that brings bad luck and misfortune to any person that takes possession of it.A tale of a small .22 caliber gun with a heavy history behind it, “La Gunguna” tours the caribbean underground leaving a trace of bad luck and unfortunate events, marked with tones of black humor. A parade of bizarre characters – lowlifes, loan sharks, gun traffickers, professional pool and domino players, corrupt military men – moved by vengeance and deception, weaved together in episodes of tension, violence, even reflexion, in an ironic and picturesque society where “La Gunguna” becomes a bad omen, showing how curses are sometimes disguised under a shiny coat of gold.

Director Biography:

Ernesto Alemany is a Dominican producer and director. He has produced a long list of commercials and musical videos. The Gunguna is his first feature film, which has been acclaimed by critics and the public alike. This film was the Dominican nomination for the Goya Awards in Spain and the Ariel Awards in Mexico

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