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Blood, Passion & Coffee

A story inspired by real events, which revolves around a coffee producing family (from Marcala, Honduras) in which their harvest is impacted by the plague of rust and low coffee prices. Trying to survive, migration will be one of the options to save their farm. But it will not be the biggest obstacle they will have to overcome, but also death will put them to the test and measure them to see if a strong family bond is unbreakable; showing the sacrifice, passion and faith that exists behind the cup of coffee consumed in the world.

  • Carlos Membreño
    Loca Navidad Catracha, Loco Verano Catracho, La Jaula
  • Carlos Membreño
    Loca Navidad Catracha, Loco Verano Catracho, La Jaula
  • Daniel Fung Siu
  • Carlos Alberto Moncada
    Key Cast
    "Roger Matute"
  • Ethel Flores
    Key Cast
    "Marcelina de Matute"
  • Enrique Romero
    Key Cast
    "Don Napo Matute"
  • Alejandra Arias
    Key Cast
  • Enrique Barrientos
    Key Cast
    "Oscar Matute"
  • Mario Raudales
    Key Cast
  • Jorge Osorto
    Key Cast
    "Don Pedro"
  • Herson Ortega
    Director of Photography
  • Rony Flores
    Sound Design
  • Manlio Flores
    Production Design
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Café con Sabor a mi Tierra
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    2 hours 3 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 2, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    488,798 USD
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    Germany, Honduras, Spain
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Director Biography - Carlos Membreño

Carlos Alberto Membreño Díaz, 36, born in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. With journalism studies, took his first steps in audiovisual production when he produced his first television program at 24 years on channel 12. A few years later he produced his second program of television of entertainment “Sin Fronteras” on channel 42. It was in 2012 when he starts as a television producer in MASTV channel and begins to produce a series of entertainment programs such as “Bellisímas” “El Vive”, “Música a la Carte” , among others. During 2013 Membreño produces a series of short films and documentaries. In 2014 he writes, directs and produces his first film: "Una Loca Navidad Catracha" which had a resounding success in his country. In 2014 he released on the giant screen his second film, "Un Loco Verano Catracho", which is also written and directed by him. His first two films are comedy, however, in 2015 he challenges himself writing and producing a third film about romance: "Amores de Película", which was directed Herson Ortega.
In 2016 he writes and directs his fifth film, "La Jaula", an action and comedy film. All 2017 and 2018 has been dedicated to his fifth project, “Café con Sabor a mi Tierra (Blood, Passion & Coffee ”, a drama film, written and directed by himself. Carlos Membreño is the only Honduran who has written and produced five films in Honduras, which makes him possibly the most recognized filmmaker in his country.

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