Carpinteros / Woodpeckers

Showed at Images 4/23/2018

Starring: Ramón Emilio Candelario, Judith Rodriguez Perez

Incarcerated in the Dominican Republic, an inmate uses sign language to communicate with his imprisoned girlfriend at an adjacent institution.

  • Director: José María Cabral
  • Runtime: 1 hour 48 minutes
  • Genre: Drama

“José María Cabral’s arresting drama “Woodpeckers (Carpinteros)” could be called love in a pressure cooker, but that would be understating its vivid textures and palpable vitality.”

– New York Times