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The Dishwasher

Inspired by true events, a young family is thrown into upheaval after receiving a note from the local cartel in Puerto Penasco, Mexico.

  • Jordan Jacinto
  • Jordan Jacinto
  • Amir Malaklou
    Argo, Secret in Their Eyes, Backseat, The Viper Club
  • Marissa Messina
  • Garrett Weaver
  • Sean Burgos
    Key Cast
  • Mariana Flores
    Key Cast
  • J. Carlos
    Key Cast
  • Ian Inigo
    Key Cast
  • Jesus Chuy Duran
    Key Cast
  • George Capacete
    Key Cast
  • Jordan Jacinto
    Key Cast
    The Life and Death of John Gotti
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    El lavaplatos
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Thriller, Drama
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 15, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    15,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • 2018 San Diego International Film Festival
    San Diego, California
    United States
    October 12, 2018
    North American Premiere
  • 2018 BendFilm Festival
    Bend, Oregon
    United States
    October 12, 2018
  • 2019 Sayulita Film Festival
    Sayulita, Nayarit
  • 2019 Mammoth Film Festival
    Mammoth Lakes, California
    United States
    February 8, 2019
    Grand Jury Short Award
  • 2019 Pasadena International Film Festival
    Pasadena, California
    United States
  • 2019 Sonoma International Film Festival
    Sonoma, California
    United States
  • Beverly Hills International Film Festival
    Beverly Hills, California
    United States
Director Biography - Jordan Jacinto

JORDAN JACINTO: Originally from Long Island, New York, Jordan Jacinto studied screenwriting and acting at Chapman University before developing his first screenplay with mentorship from Academy Award Nominee, Chazz Palminteri (A Bronx Tale). After working in small acting roles (including his professional debut in a scene opposite John Travolta), Jacinto wrote and directed the proof of concept short film, The Dishwasher, which won the Grand Jury Short Award at the 2019 Mammoth Film Festival. HBO Latino acquired the film and it was released on all HBO platforms in March 2020. Jacinto continues to develop the feature-length version of The Dishwasher along with other projects.

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