Motorcyclist’s Happiness Won’t Fit Into His Suit

Motorcyclist’s Happiness Won’t Fit Into His Suit

Motorcyclist’s Happiness Won’t Fit Into His Suit

Mexico / Experimental / 10' / HD / Renkli / 2021

There he sits proudly on his beautiful motorbike which he would never loan to anyone. He is certain that he alone can explore the jungle. A playful re-enactment with reversed roles that takes aim at the hubris of the colonial conquerors.

Director: Gabriel Herrera                                                                                                     Script: Gabriel Herrera, Stefanie Reinhard
Director of Photography: Stefanie Reinhard
Producer: Susana Bernal
Editing: Gabriel Herrera                                                                                                         Sound: Gabriel Herrera
Cast: David Illiescas, Ángel Morales, Lisandro Robles, Ulises Robles, Estefanía Guerrero, Joel Ramirez

CV

Gabriel Herrera was born in Mexico. He studied film at the Escuela Nacional de Artes Cinematográficas in Mexico City and at the Polish National Film School in Łódź. He currently lives in Mexico where he is doing a doctorate in film theory while teaching film and making social documentaries.

Filmography

First Movement For 20 Men In an Empty Room – 2008

Word Puzzle For an Empty House – 2009

Holes – 2013

How to Reach God Through Proper Exercising – 2016

A Boat – 2017

Motorcyclist’s Happiness Won’t Fit Into His Suit – 2021

Festivals Attended

Berlinale International Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival, Las Palmas International Film Festival, VIENNA SHORTS, Hamburg Short Film Festival, Bogotá Experimental Film Festival, Kyiv International Short Film Festival, Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, IndieLisboa Film Festival, Kino Otok – Isola Cinema International Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival

Awards

Hong Kong International Film Festival 2021, Firebird Award – Grand Prix for Short Film

Las Palmas International Film Festival 2021CIMA Award

Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival 2021 Best Latin-American Short Film

Verín International Short Film Festival 2021, Numax Award

FICBUEU International Short Film Festival 2021 Best Experimental Film Award

Guanajuato IFF 2021, Best National Short Film

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