Tripping Over Guns at Sunset

Two young men, Mikke and Jor, share a vibrant camaraderie in the midst of their idealistic war efforts. But a forest skirmish changes everything, as they endure the brutal realities of war, their once-close connection begins to fray. Disagreements and a sense of hopelessness drive a wedge between them. A sudden incident puts them to the test, leaving them to face a life-altering choice with the true enemies, each other.

  • Andres Hidalgo
  • Andres Hidalgo
  • Quentin Laprade
  • Dasha Altukhova
  • Pavlo Volkov
    Key Cast
  • Aaron Groß
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Music Video, Student
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 30, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 EUR
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Metfilm School Berlin
  • Berlin Commercial Festival
    October 25, 2023
Director Biography - Andres Hidalgo

With a resplendent journey spanning nearly four years in the realm of advertising, the Ecuadorian auteur, Andres Hidalgo, embarked upon a momentous odyssey to unravel the depths of his own creative soul. This intrepid quest was ignited by a fervent desire to craft narratives that resonate with the very essence of humanity itself.
In 2022, Hidalgo orchestrated a transformative transcontinental move to the vibrant tapestry of Berlin. There, amidst the tapestry of global influences, he embarked on an exhilarating exploration, embracing a dynamic fusion of styles and mediums.
The director's artistic metamorphosis has borne witness to the evolution of a profoundly distinctive sensitivity, one that seamlessly marries the allure of visual aesthetics with the intricacies of subtle, yet profound narratives. In an era where stories have the power to shape the zeitgeist, his creations assume a pivotal role, bringing to life tales of poignant significance, narratives that resonate deeply in the intricate tapestry of our contemporary world.

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Director Statement

I want to tell stories that the world hasn't seen yet, but not because they are new, nothing is really new, but because they have been busy looking in the wrong direction.