Columbia, 2008, 106 min
Direction: Carlos Moreno
Cast: Marlon Moreno, Oscar Borda, álvaro Rodríguez, Blas Jaramillo, Paulina Rivas, Diego Quijano
Awards: nomination for the grand jury prize, Sundance Festival, in the category of World Dramatic
Selection: New Latino Film Selection
Perro Come Perro (Dog Eat Dog), a debut feature movie by Carlos Moreno is going to be shown in New Latino Film Selection. As a result of energetic direction and fantastic acting, Perro Come Perro is one of the best thrillers from Columbia.
The story of criminal elements, mixed with powerful weapon of black magic as a means of revenge, shows a fantastic world of Columbian criminal in which unwritten, canonized rules exist. When they are broken, a complete catastrophe occurs.
El Orejón is a violent and agoraphobic mafia boss. He spends his life surrounded by telescopes in highly luxurious apartment in the city centre. When criminals kill his godson, William Medina, the bitter boss seeks for revenge in supernatural powers of a black magic priestess, Iris. At the same time, in another part of the city, a crime is taking place, crime that is to shake mafia networks of two cities because it does not happen according to the Columbian mafia code. A fierce and unstoppable reaction is ignited…
Carlos Moreno, a musician with extremely rich experience as an artistic leader, director, and editor of short movies, music videos, and commercials that have been awarded several times on an international level, now succeeds in the role of the director of a feature movie, with its debut work, Perro Come Perro.