Estela is a 12-year-old girl who has fallen crazy in love with a young police cadet that wants to run away with her and get married. Trying to achieve this dream, her family will have to live the violence that is devastating the region.
Escalante is a self-taught filmmaker from Mexico, he began to work in cinema at the age of 15. After making two short films, he wrote and directed his first film Sangre which premiered at Un Certain Regard in Cannes 2005. Heli won the best directors prize in Cannes this year.
2008 Los Bastardos
Original Title: Heli
Production Company: Mantarraya Producciones, Tres Tunas
Production Year: 2013
Director: Amat Escalante
Script: Amat Escalante, Gabriel Reyes
Cinematography: Lorenzo Hagerman
Editor: Natalia López special
Producer: Jaime Romandia
Running Time: 105min
Country: Mexico, Germany, Netherlands, France
Main Cast: Armando Espitia, Andrea Vergara, Linda Gonzalez, Juan Eduardo Palacios