THE DAYS I LOST

Héctor is a famous television host who is going through the crisis of his forties, he realizes that his life is depressing and decides to pretend to be dead and start over as a cook in a beach restaurant. Everything is going well until his daughter, decides to vacation on the beach where he is hiding. Hector will learn that you can run from everything except yourself.

  • Samuel Ríos y Valles
    Director
    No me mandes a mi, Los detalles olvidados
  • Samuel Ríos y Valles
    Writer
  • Pablo Aramendi
    Writer
  • Luis Gamboa
    Writer
  • José Nacif
    Producer
    Gimme the power, Everybody loves somebody
  • Marco Polo Constandse
    Producer
    After Lucia, An Unknown Enemy
  • Ramiro Ruiz
    Producer
    Gueros, Museo, Diablo Guardian
  • Tita Lombardo
    Producer
    Amores Perros, On the Road, Babel
  • Samuel Ríos y Valles
    Producer
    No me mandes a mi, Los detalles olvidados
  • Martin Altomaro
    Key Cast
    "Héctor"
    Everything will be fine
  • Ana Valeria Becerril
    Key Cast
    "Gina"
    April's Daughter, Muerte al verano
  • Irene Azuela
    Key Cast
    "Sofía"
    An unknown enemy, The envoys, Monarca
  • José Sefami
    Key Cast
    "Armando"
    Amores Perros, The black minutes
  • Sara Casasnovas
    Key Cast
    "Elena"
    In the light of the moon, Elisa y Marcela
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    LOS DÍAS QUE NO ESTUVE
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 34 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    1,399,600 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Mexico
  • Country of Filming:
    Mexico
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    DIGITAL ALEXA
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.55:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival
    Palma de Mallorca
    Spain
    November 1, 2021
    Spain premiere
    Official Selection / Best actor award
  • Hola México Film Festival
    Los Angeles, California
    United States
    September 17, 2021
    North American premiere
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Samuel Ríos y Valles

Samuel Ríos y Valles
Born in Mexico City. With graphic design studios, he started in advertising where he has directed hundreds of commercials for the best brands.
He studied acting direction with Judith Weston in L.A. Comedy tools with Steve Kaplan. Scriptwriting with Guillermo Arriaga, Marcela Fuentes Berain and Beatriz Novaro. Meisner techniques with Alberto Zeni. Improv with Omar Argentino. Production with Tita Lombardo. Stage production with Sebastian Sánchez. Rehearsal techniques and script analysis at Two lights studio in L.A. with JW.
He wrote and directed the short films "No me mandes a mi” (Don’t make me go) and "Los detalles olvidados” (Forgotten details) and is co writer, co producer and director of his debut feature “Los días que no estuve” (The days I lost).
He is founder of Mastodonte Films.

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