Lorenzo Vigas

Mérida, Venezuela, 1967



Director, writer and producer.


Films by this director

From Afar

(Desde allá, Venezuela, Mexico, 2015)

Directed by: Lorenzo Vigas
PHOTOGRAPHY: Sergio Armstrong

Vigas’ turbulent story set in the poor neighborhood of Caracas reveals a complex relationship between two men from different worlds. This multi-layered film examines the psyche of a man who cannot stand physical contact. Older and well-off Armando lures attractive young men to his home. He does not want to touch them, he just watches them. After his violent encounter with the seventeen-year old delinquent Elder, Armando becomes obsessed with the man. Over time there develops an unexpected...

color, digital, 93 min

The Box

(La Caja, USA, Mexico, 2021)

Directed by: Lorenzo Vigas
PHOTOGRAPHY: Sergio Armstrong G.

Winner of the Golden Lion for his debut From Afar (ZFF 2015), Lorenzo Vigas delivers a dark psychological thriller about a boy who obsessively tries to infiltrate a stranger’s life, convinced it’s his father. Hatzin is traveling home from a remote mining town, carrying a box with the remains of his father, a migrant worker who died in a work-related accident. On the way, he spots a man who reminds him of his father. The film has screened in Venice, Toronto and San Sebasti&a...

color, 90'
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