Payasos / Clowns (2009)


PERÚ – USA, 2009/ SUPER 16MM. 23 MIN

Based on the short story Ciudad de Payasos by Daniel Alarcon, Payasos tells the story of Chino, a young journalist who, after his father´s death takes refuge in the world of street clowns. 

Awards and Festivals:

  • Best fiction short and Best short film at  FILMOCORTO. Lima Film Festival 2009
  • Official Selection at Festival Cine Las Americas. Austin, Texas. 2010.
  • Best short film CONACINE 2010. Peru.


Text by Emilio Bustamante