World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 18 – 27 Augustus 2016

Rodrigo Plá

Rodrigo_Pla_web Biography
Rodrigo Plá (1968, Montevideo, Uruguay) was born in Uruguay but moved at the age of 11 with his parents to Mexico City. There he studied film at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica. Some of his most prominent short films are Novia Mia (1995), El ojo en la nuca (2000), and 30/30 (2010), the latter being part of the feature length film Revolucion, directed by a group of filmmakers. He has also directed several, often award winning features. La demora is his third feature length film.

Awards & festivals
The Tagesspiegel Readers’ Award & Ecumenical Jury Prize (Berlin International Film Festival, Germany, 2012)
Latin Angel Jury Award (Latin American Film Festival, The Netherlands, 2012)
Guadalajara International Film Festival, Mexico, 2012
Istanbul International Film Festival, Turkey, 2012
Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival, Argentina, 2012

Filmography
Features
2012 La demora (The Delay)
2008 Desierto adentro (The Desert Within)
2007 La zona (The Zone)

Shorts
2010 Revolución (segment ‘30/30’)
2000 El ojo en la nuca (The eye on the nape)
1995 Novia mía (The Bride)