Filmfest 2017

German Age Rating

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Twelve-year-old Pedro roams the streets with his friends, raised by the violent urban atmosphere around him in a working class district of Caracas. After Pedro seriously injures another boy in a rough game of play, single father Andrés decides they must flee to hide. Andrés will realize he is a father incapable of controlling his own teenage son, but their situation will bring them closer than they have ever been.

tags: Family, Feature film, Urban, Crime/Murder

Cast: Giovanny García, Reggie Reyes


Screenplay: Gustavo Rondón Córdova

Director of Photography: Luis Armando Arteaga

Film Editor: Andrea Chignoli, Cristina Carrasco (EDA),Gustavo Rondón Córdova

Composer: Alejandro Zavala

Production Designer: Matías Tikas

Sound: Miguel Hormazábal, Marco Salaverría

Producer: Natalia Machado Fuenmayor, Marianela Illas, Rubén Sierra Salles, Rodolfo Cova, Gustavo Rondón Córdova

Production Company: La Pandilla Producciones

Co-Producer: Álvaro De La Barra, Dag Hoel

Co-Production Company: Cine Cercano, Factor RH, Ávila Films, DHF

World Sales: Celluloid Dreams

Director: Gustavo Rondón Córdova


LA FAMILIA is the feature film debut of Gustavo Rondón Córdova. He has written, directed and produced several short films shown at international festivals (Berlinale, Tribeca, Biarritz, Toulouse, Havana). His most recent short NOSTALGIA was selected for the Berlinale Competition 2012 and broadcast by prestigious European channel ARTE. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1977, he holds a Communications degree from the Central University of Venezuela (UCV), as well as a Film Degree from the Film Directing Academic Program at the Film and Television School from the Academy of Interpretative Arts in Prague (FAMU), Czech Republic.