Act of Faith

Direction
Year 
1970
Country
  • Colombia 
Runtime
17min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

Acto de fé (1970) adapts Jean-Paul Sartre’s short story Erostratus about a man on the verge of despair who decides to buy a gun and go out to kill at random. Shot in Los Angeles, this was Ospina’s first project at the UCLA Film School. Acto de fe (Redux) was restored from the original Kodak 16mm 4X reversal film of the 1970 version of Acto de fe. Some shots had to be replaced with outtakes from the camera original due to decay or total loss.

Details

  • Original Title
    Acto de fé
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Luis Ospina, based on "Eróstrato” by Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Cinematography
    Morgan Renard
  • Editing
    Luis Ospina
  • Music
    Béla Bartók
  • Sound
    Luis Ospina
  • Runtime
    17 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    1970
  • Country
    • Colombia
  • Format
    • Black & White
  • Awards
    • First Award I Festival de Cine Super 8, Bogotá 1977

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