The Life and Death of Espíritu Perdomo

To escape the war-ravaged world of the living, Espíritu Perdomo – Chaparral’s gravedigger - creates a joyous society of the dead within cemetery walls.

Mauricio Leiva Cock Mauricio Leiva Cock
DIRECTOR, SCREENWRITER

Growing up in Colombia influenced Mauricio Leiva Cock to see the world in a different way. Reality, even though stark, was always infused with magical moments. When he began watching films, he quickly... more»

Juan Diego Villegas Juan Diego Villegas
PRODUCER

Juan Diego Villegas is the General Producer at DRAMAX, where he produced the RCN TV series Comando Élite, directed by Jorge Alí Triana, and the feature film Todos Se Van, from Sergio... more»

Mauro Mueller Mauro Mueller
PRODUCER

Mauro Mueller is a Swiss-Mexican producer with an MFA in Film from Columbia University in NYC. His short film Un mundo para Raúl won a Student Academy Award–Oscar in 2013, among other... more»

This is the story of a man that found solace, a family and a home, within a cemetery. A magical tale about how the Absurd mingles with the harsh realities of the Colombian conflict.

Genre: Scripted, Fantasy, Drama