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Beast Of Burden

In New York , a big city full of small places were people crash. A woman and a men embark in an impersonal affair after they meet at an after hours bar , they push each other trying to find an intimate connection they both desperately need.

  • Mateo Salcedo Cancino
  • Mateo Salcedo Cancino
  • Natalie Allante
  • Mateo Salcedo Cancino
  • Giedre Bond
  • Ben Williams
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  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 38 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 11, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    7,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
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  • SoHo International Film Festival
    New York
    May 16, 2015
    World Premiere
Director Biography - Mateo Salcedo Cancino

New York based and Colombian born Mateo Salcedo, arrived in New York city for the first time in 2008 when he attended the New York Film Academy's filmmaking program. After one year he returned to his country, not before swearing that he would return to New York . From 2009 until his imminent return, he worked in international Emmy winner film: "Operación Jaque/ Operation Checkmate", a coproduction between Spanish television TVE and Colombian production company Paraiso Pictures directed by Catalonian director Sílvia Quer. He also worked as agency production assistant for McCann Erickson Colombia in numerous television commercials. He honored his promised to return to New York in 2012.
In his search for experience, he has had the opportunity to work as a crew member on the sets of the movies Hands of Stone, starting Robert Deniro , John Torturro, Rubend Blades and Edgar Ramirez, as well as the independent film The Erotic Fire of the Unattainable directed by Brazilian director Emilia Ferreira and cinematographer Lisa Rinzler. Currently he is working as a Production Assistant on film sets.

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