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Panamerican Machinery

A run-down construction machine factory in Mexico City: MaquinariaPanamericana. The employees are happily winding down for the weekend, until a shocking event breaks their routine: their beloved boss is found dead. This discovery leads to further ones: the company is bankrupt, the workforces have no prospects of employment elsewhere and no hope for any retirement funds. In a state of confusion, fear and grief they decide to hide his death and lock themselves in their dusty workplace to play out an improbable solution.

Producers Joaquín Del Paso, Susan Bernal
Production Company Amondo Films, Black Maria
Co-Production Mantarraya, Instituo, Mexicano de cinematografia, Estudios Churubusco, Terminal Films, Santiago de la Paz Nicolau, The Polish National Film School in Lodz

Most important cast Javier Zaragoza / Ramiro Orozco / Irene Ramirez / Edmundo Mosqueira / Delfino López / Cecilia Garcia / Cesar Panini / Javier Camacho / Israel Ruiz / Regina DuPacci

Language Spanish with English and Arabic subtitles


Director: Joaquín del Paso

Joaquín del Paso was born in Mexico City. He completed courses in Film Directing and Scriptwriting at the International Film School in Cuba (EICTV). Afterwards he moved to Poland to study at the Polish National Film School in Lodz, from which he graduated with a Master's degree in Arts. Joaquín now lives in Mexico City, he is the co-founder of AMONDO FILMS. His other passions are still photography, painting and music. He works as a cinematographer for both, fiction and documentary films and has received awards and nominations for his work behind the camera.

2015 Panamerican Machinery / 2013 Siamese / 2012 Dream of San Juan / 2011 Waterdrop / 2007 Dialogue about an image