The Cleaner | TIFF

The Cleaner

El Limpiador (Peru)

Directed by:
Adrian Saba
Cast:
Victor Prada
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2013
Synopsis:

Eusebio, a man whose work is to sterlise places where someone has died, is the busiest he has ever been since the outbreak of a mysterious epidemia that has the city of Lima in its grips. One day, while cleaning an abandoned house, he comes across a boy hiding in a wardrobe; it is obvious his parents are dead. Now, with the mission to find the boy's remaining family, Eusebio takes charge of the child and tries to look after him in a slowly dying city.  

Festivals
San Sebastian 2012, Biarritz 2012, Mar del Plata 2012, San Francisco 2013, Fribourg 2013, Palm Springs 2013

Awards
New Voices/New Visions Grand Prix - Palm Springs 2012, New Directors Award (Special Mention) - San Sebastian 2012
 

 

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