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The First Date

Nando, a stressed and anxious young college student goes on his first date with Laura, a girl he barely knows. Once the date begins, things start to go wrong. Not knowing what to do, the two end up stuck at a gas station having to make an effort to turn their date around.

  • Adrián Borges
    Director
  • Adrián Borges
    Writer
  • Magdiel Ocasio
    Producer
  • Adrián Borges
    Producer
  • Christian M. Kelly
    Producer
  • Claudia Sanchez
    Producer
  • Ián Arduengo
    Producer
  • Ángel Cruz
    Producer
  • Antonio Hernandez
    Key Cast
    "Nandito"
  • Valeria Maysonet
    Key Cast
    "Laura"
  • Roy Sanchez
    Key Cast
    "Dad"
  • Nilka Ramos
    Key Cast
    "Cashier"
  • Angel Cruz
    Director of photography
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    El first date (o traducido al castellano "La cagada")
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    26 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 1, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Puerto Rico
  • Country of Filming:
    Puerto Rico
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    None
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Universidad Sagrado Corazón
  • San Juan
    Puerto Rico
    October 22, 2021
    Puerto Rican Premiere
    Best Director / Lusca Fantastic Film Festival
Distribution Information
  • Monotonia Visual
    Distributor
    Country: Puerto Rico
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Adrián Borges

Adrián Borges Estada, 23 years old, from Levittown Puerto Rico. Graduate from “la Escuela de Teatro José Julián Acosta y Calbo” in old San Juan, Puerto Rico and recived his bachelors degree in “la Universidad del Sagrado Corazón” mayoring in digital production and film; specializing in conceptualized cinematography and production. While finishing high school, he made his first movie titled “Drama Rivales” (2018); he continued his work as the writer of the short film “El Primer Plato” (2019) which won best short film in the festival PLC in 2019. He is also a member of the theatre colective Escena 7. Currently he working on film proyects directed towards social media and comercials along with short documentaries for the Institute of Culture of Puerto Rico. He is also working on the post production of his third short film set to premier in 2021 titled “El Cuerpo de mamá” and working on social and trascendent storys about the Puertorrican culture and people.

“Drama Rivales” - Independent film (2018) - Writer and director
“El primer plato” - Short Film (2019) - Writer and acting coach
“El first date” - Short film (2019) writer and director
“Tragicomedia” - Stand up comedy special(2021) Director of photography and editor
“El cuerpo de mamá” - Short film (2020) Writer, director and producer.
"La Comuna" - Short Film (2022) Co director and director of photography (Work in Progress)

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