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When Love Becomes Taboo

When Bruno discovers infidelity in his relationship, he decides to explore why for so many people it is impossible to remain strictly monogamous.

  • Bruno Mestri
    Key Cast
    "Bruno"
  • Demian Saldaña
    Director
  • Demian Saldaña
    Writer
  • Demian Saldaña & Yeden Montiel
    Producer
  • Mauricio Celis
    Cinematography
  • Rodrigo Morales
    Additional cinematographer
  • Iván Castaneira, Arturo Fons, Alba Herrera & Diana Martín del Campo
    Camera Operator
  • Yeden Montiel, Iliana Sánchez & Demian Saldaña
    Sound recordist
  • Alexie Restrepo, Camila Fernández & Mike MackLean
    Animation Department
  • Demian Saldaña
    Film Editing
  • Ricardo Arteaga
    Mixer & Sound Designer
  • Rubén Pescina
    Colorist
  • Erik Reza & César Ramírez
    Music Department
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    El amor es un tabú
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 21 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 31, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    Mexico
  • Country of Filming:
    Mexico
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Full HD 1920 X 1080
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Docs Without Borders Film Festival 2019
    Nassau, United States
    Official Selection
  • Rome Independent Prisma Awards 2020
    Rome, Italy
    Official Selection
  • Kiarostami Film Festival 2020
    Istanbul, Turkey
    Official Selection
  • New Cinema Lisbon Film Festival 2020
    Lisbon, Portugal
    Official Selection
  • Experimental Forum 2020
    Los Angeles, United States
    Honorable Mention
  • Rosarito International Film Festival 2020
    Rosarito, Mexico
    Award Winner - Best Mexican Documentary
  • Ciudad del Este Independent Film Festival 2020
    Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
    Official Selection
  • Down East Flick Fest 2020
    Greenville, United States
    Official Selection
  • Polish International Film Festival 2020
    Warsaw, Poland
    Official Selection
  • Gilak Film Festival 2020
    Rasht, Iran
    Official Selection
  • Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes 2020
    Cannes, France
    Official Selection
  • Stockholm City Film Festival 2020
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Official Selection
  • Golden Jury International Film Festival 2020
    Mumbai, India
    Official Selection
  • Rivercity Underground Film Festival 2020
    San Antonio, United States
    Award Winner - College Student Feature Film
  • Barcelona Planet Film Festival 2020
    Barcelona, Spain
    Award Winner - Best Documentary Feature Film
Director Biography - Demian Saldaña

Nacido en la Cd. de México en el año de 1985, ha desarrollado un interés particular por dar visibilidad a algunas de sus problemáticas sociales. Se formó como comunicólogo y productor audiovisual en la Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales de la UNAM. Posteriormente se ha especializado en el estudio y realización de documentales cursando también la Maestría en Cine Documental en el CUEC/UNAM.

Born in Mexico City in 1985, Demian has developed a particular interest in making visible some social problems of this city. He studied Communication Science and Audiovisual Production in the Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales (UNAM). Later he specialized in documentary research and production, by studying for a Master’s degree in the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos (UNAM).

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