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Untied Shoes

Two young people run into each other in different places, but never get to meet because Alejandro's shoelaces are always untied. One day that would change, the shoelaces end up causing the opposite.

  • Hector Matias
  • Hector Matias
  • Hector Matias
  • Hector Matias
    Key Cast
  • Marianly Tejada
    Key Cast
  • Andy Iturbides
    Key Cast
  • Maria del Mar
    Key Cast
  • Cynthia Guzman
    Key Cast
  • Miguel Krebs
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Cordones Necios
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  • Genres:
    Romance, Comedy
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 29, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    1,100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Dominican Republic
  • Country of Filming:
    Dominican Republic
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Director Biography - Hector Matias

Héctor Matías is an actor and singer, and director, who has played lead roles in the sitcom “Juanita’s Gran Salón y Spa” (winner of a Casandra Award for best TV series), the musical “Perfectus Quorum” (currently nominated for Best Musical in the Soberano Awards), and most recently, in the play “La Cuarta Mariposa”.

Matías is currently pursuing a diploma course in Direction with the renowned teacher, actress, producer and director María Castillo; with whom he has already completed two diploma courses, one in Performing Arts and another one in Acting. He also studied acting with Enrique Chao, Josué Guerrero and Waddys Jaquez, to name a few.

Héctor also worked on musicals like “RENT”, in which he played several characters; the musical “In the Heights”, in which he translated the libretto and worked as assistant director to Waddys Jaquez. Also worked as production assistant to the award winning play “La Residencia”; but it was with the musical “Perfectus Quorum” that Matías received the critical acclaim of the most important journalists of the country.

Matías has put his singing career on hold, since he is concentrating in acting and directing; He is a tenor and can play the guitar. On his spare time, Héctor works as a translator (English<>Spanish), accumulating an experience for more than 10 years. Matías is currently doing weight lifting training for an upcoming role in a movie.

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Director Statement

This being my first cinematographic work, I am extremely excited, because it has given me the experience I needed and made me more confident in embarking myself onto my next project.