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HOPE

Set against the backdrop of the oppressive Soviet rule is the tragic tale of a young woman who had nothing. They took away her freedom, her dignity and her family past and future. But the one thing they couldn't take was her most valuable treasure...Hope

  • Jonathan Castro
    Director
  • Anish Easwar
    Writer
  • Marco Fermin
    Writer
  • Jonathan Castro
    Producer
  • Leticia Navas
    Key Cast
  • Richard Sosa
    Key Cast
  • Luciano Capdevilla
    Key Cast
  • Charlie Garcia
    Key Cast
  • Sebastian Lefeld
    Music
  • Andres Tamayo
    Art Direction
  • Karol Gomez
    Art Direction
  • Karen Aliaga
    Art Direction
  • Michael Matamoros
    Editors
  • Gianfranco Remiggi
    Editors
  • Jonathan Castro
    Editors
  • Gianfranco Remiggi
    Director Of Photography
  • Michael Matamoros
    Cinematographer
  • Jesse Garcia
    SFX Makeup
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 25, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    800 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Jonathan Castro

Born in Miami from cuban immigrant parents. Submerged in the diverse culture of South Florida. With vibrant art and music that enhances, the richness of creative thinking. This fruitful mindset, opened up the opportunity to join Miami AD School. This decision later on influenced his career, to primarily work in the commercial field as a producer.

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Director Statement

While under extreme conditions and forced labor on a wartime railroad yard a young woman's life comes full circle with life, love and liberty at the most unexpected moment. In this dark drama you will question your problems in your daily life. Are they really considered issues in comparasion to the sad and uncontrollable life that Siggi is destined to live. "If I don't work, we don't eat." Hope is sometimes all we have.