Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

I’m Going to Explode (Voy a Explotar)

  • Gerardo Naranjo /
  • Mexico /
  • 2008 /
  • 103 mins

Juan Pablo de Santiago, Maria Deschamps, Daniel Gimenez Cacho / Fiction / Spanish

Runaways in love: a stylish, funny and intense feature from Mexico.

Gerardo Naranjo

Gerardo Naranjo grew up in Salamanca, Mexico. It was also in Mexico that he started working as a film critic and in 1997 directed his first short Pero Negro. Following this, he studied for a Masters in Directing at the American Film Institute in LA . His Masters thesis The Last Attack of the Beast won several awards and acted as a springboard for his debut feature film Malachance (2004). His film Drama/Mex premiered at Cannes in 2006 before screening at 50 other festivals.

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