Alejandro Andrade Pease (Mexico)

Alejandro Andrade was born in Mexico City. He studied communication at the Anahuac University in Mexico City, and filmmaking at the CUEC, the Film School of the National University of Mexico (UNAM). As a director he has worked on documentaries for TV Española (Spain) and ONCETV (Mexico). His screenplay prizes include the 1998 prize of the Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE) for Esta hermosa cadena. His short film Juego de manos (2004) was selected in over 20 international film festivals, including Clermont-Ferrand, the Melbourne International Film Festival, and the 2004 Berlinale Panorama section. It received the Best Project award in Spain’s SGAE in 2005, and at Mexico’s “Este corto sí se ve”.

Cuernavaca — In his grandmother’s house in Cuernavaca, little Andy starts a new life, far away from his protected childhood.