The Monopoly of Stupidity

The Monopoly of Stupidity

Hernán Velit
Miguel, a 27th young man, woke up one morning with the job of processing his death father intestate succession certificate. When he arrive to the registration office, the process and their public servers show him that the bureaucracy it seems like a joke, but isn't, putting him in a labyrinth of papers and windows.
Director. Was Born in Lima, Perú studied advertising at Peruvian Advertising Institute (IPP) and work in advertising agencies of Lima. In 2010 starts as assistant director in cinema and advertising. ??Posthumous, his opera prima as director and screenplayer, produced in?2012 was winner of Best short film in Profire short film festival of Edimburgo 2013 and official selection in several festivals. Late in 2012 work as assistant director in “El Mudo” second movie of Daniel and Diego Vega (winners in cannes 2010 of jury prize un certain regard with “Octubre”). His second short film “La huida silenciosa” co-directed with Jose Carlos García was premiere in 37 Festival de Cine Latinoamericano de La Habana in 2015 and winner of the Concurso Nacional de Cortometrajes del Ministerio Peruano de Cultura 2016.

Best Music – Cinalfama Lisbon International Film Awards (Portugal)

Best Fiction Short Film, Fist Prize – FilmoCorto Festival de Cortometrajes de Lima (Perú)

Audience Award – Festival Internacional de Curtas Metragens de São Paulo (Brasil)

  • Original title El monopolio de la estupidez
  • Director Hernán Velit
  • Duration 19
  • Production year 2017
  • Aspect 2:35:1
  • Format DCP
  • Category Short Film
  • Subcategory Fiction
  • Gender Drama
  • Nationality Peru
  • Producer Kinray
  • Dialogue language Spanish
  • Subtitle language English
  • Intérpretes Juan José Espinoza, Juan Maldonado, Alejandra Guerra, Gonzalo Molina, Gabriela Velásquez