Hernan Olivera | Uruguay | Fiction | 2020 | 11min
Four adult siblings are reunited at their mother’s house, who summons them to give them some news. Forced to share the same room, their weary faces change when the old lady reveals she has won the lottery. Tender as the children they once were, and desperate for the money, each of them play their strategy to seduce their mother and keep the prize, without losing sight of the other members of the table: their adversaries to defeat.
Festivals / Awards:
Best Iberoamerican Short film – 43th Elche International Independent Film Festival (Spain); Audience Award – 10th José Ignacio International Film Festival (Uruguay); Audience Award – 31th Sao Paulo International Film Festival (Brazil)
Hernan Olivera started as an advertising agency producer in Uruguay, and have now moved to the film directing field. He have a passion for storytelling no matter the format. He likes developing ideas both for film and TV. He also worked as producer, assistant director, and script supervisor, looking to excel and make projects grow from whatever position he holds.