I Killed My Husband
A desperate woman accidentally murders her unfaithful husband the morning of a big party that she’s hosting in honor of her husband’s recent Pritzker Prize. With guests arriving in a few hours, and the family nucleus at risk, she must survive the pain of heartbreak and a night of celebration, without being found out.
COUNTRY: USA / SPAIN
LANUAGE: SPANISH (ENGLISH SUBTITLES)
RUN TIME: 104 minutes
PREMIERE STATUS: Canadian Premiere
DIRECTOR: Francisco Lupini-Basagoiti
PRODUCERS: Daniela Ruiz, Jo Henriquez
SCREENWRITER: Francisco Lupini-Basagoiti
LEAD CAST: Maria Conchita Alonso, Assumpta Serna, Eduardo Yañez, Guy Ecker
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR – FRANCISCO LUPINI-BASAGOITI
Francisco Lupini Basagoiti was named the best Latino Filmmaker on the East Coast by the Director’s Guild of America for his directing in the short film EL NIDO VACÍO (THE EMPTY NEST). Now a New York based filmmaker, Francisco was born in Caracas, Venezuela to Spanish and Italian parents. Over the past 5 years Francisco’s films have earned him over 60 Official Festival Selections around the world. He has received multiple Audience Awards at festivals including Chicago Latino Film Festival, Palm Springs International Short Fest and Costa Rica Film Festival. He was awarded the Golden Palm Award at the Mexico International Film Festival, Best Short Film at Columbus Inter- national Film & Video Festival, the oldest festival in the US, and a special mention for Best Drama at the Trieste Festival of Latin American Cinema. His work often features strong female protago- nists and focuses on themes about family drama, human obsessions and the pursuit of truth through an Italian sensibility and Spanish flair inspired by the Latin American experience. Francisco received his BFA in Film and TV Production as well as Dramatic Literature from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. While still in development, the script to HE MATADO A MI MARIDO received an Official Selection for the Global Script Challenge at the Oaxaca Film Festi- val in Mexico.