Cleveland International Film Festival } March 25 – April 5, 2020 } Tower City Cinemas

The Blue Hour
(La Hora Azul)


Year: 2014
Country: PERU
Run Time: 87 minutes

The Blue Hour
The Blue Hour
The Blue Hour
The Blue Hour
The Blue Hour

Even a past you are unaware of can suddenly return to haunt you. This is the unsettling reality that Adrian abruptly faces. After the death of his mother, Adrian discovers somebody had been blackmailing her. His father, who left the family 40 years ago, had been a Commander in Peru's war against a terrorist faction. During this time, he was responsible for the torture and rape of numerous prisoners. One of them, a girl named Miriam, managed to escape and remain free. Now Adrian is being blackmailed. A successful lawyer with a beautiful family, he searches for Miriam in an effort to stop the extortion and somehow heal the past. But the past is not easily contained. It begins to bleed through and threaten his carefully crafted life. When he finally finds Miriam, everything in Adrian's world is shaken and everything he is as a man is challenged. Intimate and intense, THE BLUE HOUR is a spellbinding journey into the strange mazes of the human conscience and heart. (In Spanish with subtitles) – C.R.

CIFF39 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 8:45 PM

Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Cinema en EspaƱol

ReelWomenDirect Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman

Evelyne Pegot-Ogier

Born in Lima, Peru in 1980, Evelyne Pegot-Ogier studied at the University of Lima and moved to Paris in 2001. She began working in French television as an assistant director and producer for documentaries. Deciding to become a director herself, she moved back to Peru and founded her own production house, Panda Films.


Evelyne Pegot-Ogier, Gustavo Sanchez, Frank Perez-Garland

Evelyne Pegot-Ogier

Roberto Maceda Kohatsu

Carlos Alberto Alvarez

Principal Cast
Giovanni Ciccia, Jackelyn Vasquez, Rossana Fernandez-Maldonado, Aurora Aranda, Reynaldo Arenas

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