Territorio, the new film by director Andrés Clariond Rangel (Hilda), and starring Paulina Gaitán, José Pescina and Jorge A. Jiménez, has finally reached national cinemas on August 26. The film addresses the story of the marriage of Manuel and Lupe, who are unable to conceive a baby. Manuel discovers that he is sterile
Territorio , the new film by director Andrés Clariond Rangel ( Hilda ), and starring Paulina Gaitán, José Pescina and Jorge A. Jiménez, has finally reached national cinemas on August 26.
The film addresses the story of the marriage of Manuel and Lupe, who are unable to conceive a baby. Manuel discovers that he is sterile, so little by little he begins to unravel physically and emotionally. However, the presence of this will completely change the lifestyle of the couple.
To sketch the psychological development of his characters, director Andrés Clariond Rangel embarked on a process of reflection that went back to his childhood: to the education of a macho culture that imposes a certain type of ideology on us from childhood. The filmmaker decided to tell the story of two types of men, who contrast with each other and who are involved in the same situation Manuel and Rubén
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“For me, as an actor, it is very important to have a good script, which is clear, in order to be able to carry out an adequate character construction”, shares actor José Pescina. «Before filming, we did various rehearsals to be able to get into the psychological part, which helped a lot to reinforce the links between the characters, and between us as actors. In my case, I feel that at first I was judging a little the actions of Manuel, my character. Before that I was conflicted, but now I no longer, because I have learned to live with it, since I am aware that, along the way, the character will confront me on multiple occasions » .
The actor José Pescina, for his part, joined the project because he considers that it contemplates characters that appear little in Mexican cinema. For him it is important to break taboos through stories, in order that, later on, they stop being so. «Both Rubén and Manuel are characters of daily life, who are neither good nor bad, and who are taking out, according to the situations they live, everything that they
Both protagonists claim to be attracted to films that make visible or explore social issues that are not usually discussed. Jiménez, is the psychology of corruption, the motivations of people who fall into their networks. Fortunately, Andrés Clariond is already devising a project of the style.
I find an issue as difficult as the abuse of power interesting to me, and in general I enjoy challenging myself with strong, current and controversial issues, ” says director Andrés Clariond Rangel.
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For the director Andrés Clariond, one of the lessons learned from Territory on a personal level lies in analyzing and changing certain behaviors that have remained intact for decades. From a professional perspective, the film forced him to give due importance to rehearsals, since he considers that, beyond being tools that seek the perfection of scenes, they serve to give the filming naturalness.
The two protagonists, for their part, appreciate the opportunity to live an enriching process in an environment of respect. “In my case, I am left with having played one of my favorite characters in my entire career”, declares Jorge A. Jiménez. José Pescina, for his part, emphasizes the social learning of the project.
I think that, as a society, we have to delve deeper into masculine fragility at the structural level . consequence, creates conflicts and violence between us.
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