Hell Chess

Our Hell Chess short film is based in the Juan de la Encina writings, a person who suffered social marginalization because of his state of mind.
He was a genius but he society doesn´t give him any chance to improve his good feelings and precious ideas to make the world a better place to live.
This is a message to the world. You the expectator got the answer.
Was he insane or was he it right about the world we live?
And when you watch Hell Chess you will become member of the greatest mystery in cinema history.

  • Jorjesús
    Director
  • Jorjesús
    Writer
  • Jorjesús and From the ruin to Paradise society
    Producer
  • Jorjesús
    Key Cast
  • Karl Román
    Key Cast
  • Mas Troiani
    Music
  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    28 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 14, 2013
  • Production Budget:
    7,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Spain
  • Country of Filming:
    Spain
  • Film Language:
    English, Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • O.N.L.I.N.E Film Festival
    Madrid
    November 13, 2016
    Jury Prize
  • Artistic Metropol
    Madrid
    Spain
    June 24, 2016
    World Premiere
  • Hell Chess Festival
    Madrid
    Spain
    July 6, 2016
    Centro Cultural Pilar Miró
    Out of competition
Director Biography

He founded the film society "From the ruin to Paradise society" in 1998. He´s the director of Hell Chess. A long road since first shootings in 2008 until the final cut in 2013.
Oscar winner Bruce Joel Rubin said about Hell Chess:
“I watched Hell Chess last night and was very touched by its poetry and spiritual message. The vision of the world, the wisdom, the gift of its director vision. All is exceedingly difficult to do.”

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Director Statement

"Cinema can change the world"