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A teenage girl with Down syndrome falls in love with an albino guy. In some fantastical way she sees the guy as her most beloved character from The Ugly Duckling, the tale they read together.

  • Cremance
  • Cremance
  • Mariana Mañón Sepúlveda
  • Tim Luna
    Associate Producer
  • Mila Tzitziki Campoy García
    Key Cast
  • Michel Cortés
    Key Cast
  • Talía Marcela
    Key Cast
  • Yollótl Alvarado
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Te necesito ya
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  • Genres:
    Fiction, Fantasy, Drama
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 1, 2017
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  • Morbido Film Fest
    Mexico City
    October 29, 2017
  • SHort to the Point
    January 30, 2018
    Best Editing, Jan. 2018
  • 2020. Rome Independent Cinema Festival. Best Experimental. Rome, Italy. 2019. Entr’2 Marches. Prix Très Spécial du Jury. Cannes, France. 2019. The Vision Feast Film Festival. Best Experimental. Auckland, New Zealand. 2019. Infierno en los Andes Fest. Best Latin American Short Film. Puno, Perú. 2018. Canada Shorts: Canadian and International Film Festival. Award of Distinction. Saint John, Canada. 2018. XIII Encuentro de Video Corto “A pantalla abierta”. Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México. Mención Honorífica. Estado de México, México. 2017. Short to the Point Film Festival. Best Edition. Bucharest, Rumania.
Distribution Information
  • Baño Turco Productions
    Country: Mexico
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Cremance

Cremance (born in Mexico City, 1985) attended the National School of Painting, Sculpture, and Engraving La Esmeralda, where he received a BFA in visual arts. He held a FONCA-Conacyt Mexico-China artist's residency in 2012. He has exhibited his work, mostly composed by video art, in Mexico, United States, Spain, Germany, Croatia, France, China and Japan.
2015. Reveal and detonate. Contemporary Photography in México. Curator Hydra. Exhibition project by Televisa Foundation in collaboration with Centro de la Imagen, Centro Centro Cibeles, Madrid, Spain Festival PHotoEspaña 2015.
2014. A matter of sensuality. Curated by Stephen Sarrazin. JIKKA. Tokyo, Japan.
2014. Mondes du Cinéma 5. Les origines... des mondes du cinéma. Réflexions sur image et érotisme. LettMotif Editorial. Paris, France.
2013. Assistant for individual project at Embassy of the United States of Mexico in Beijing, China.

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Director Statement

Cremance’s work revolves around sexuality, constantly analyzing how it has been historically portrayed in visual production, cinematography, fine arts and literature - from chick flick to the eroticization of death in Romanticism - and its influence in our contemporary appreciation about it, to determine how to can use the preconceived images about the concepts of sex, love, fantasy and erotism, its cultural and symbolic charge, and how to translate it in new readings and spaces of significant.