Jerónimo Prieto

Jerónimo Prieto



Jerónimo Prieto is a Mexican film director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for his award-winning films “Las Hijas de Abril” (2014), “La Dosis” (2015) and “Oasis” (2016).

Prieto was born in Mexico City in 1982. He studied film at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). During his studies, he directed a number of short films, including “Los Caminos del Amor” (2006), “Cada Quien su Puesto” (2009), and “Minotauro” (2012).

In 2014 Prieto wrote and directed his first feature film “Las Hijas de Abril”, which won the Best Fiction Feature award at the International Film Festival of Guadalajara. The film follows the story of a young woman who is trying to make sense of her life and of the disappearance of her father.

Prieto’s next feature film “La Dosis” (2015) was selected for the International Critics’ Week at the Cannes Film Festival. The film follows the story of a father and son who embark on a desperate journey to save their family. The film won multiple awards and prizes, including the FIPRESCI Prize at the International Film Festival of Toronto.

In 2016, Prieto wrote and directed “Oasis”, a psychological drama about a woman who is struggling to come to terms with the death of her husband. The film premiered at the International Film Festival of Berlin and won multiple awards, including the Grand Prix at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Prieto is currently working on his fourth feature film “Los Adioses”, a drama about a family struggling to come to terms with the death of their son. The film is set to be released in 2021.

Throughout his career, Prieto has been a strong advocate of Mexican cinema, and has been a vocal critic of the Mexican film industry. He has been an outspoken proponent of independent filmmaking, and has been credited with helping to bring Mexican cinema to the international stage.

Prieto is a master of the art of storytelling, and his films are known for their bold and unique visual style. He is one of Mexico’s most celebrated filmmakers, and one of the most influential figures in contemporary Mexican cinema.

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