Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

I Promise You Anarchy
(Te prometo anarquía)

Year: 2015
Run Time: 88 minutes

I Promise You Anarchy
I Promise You Anarchy
I Promise You Anarchy

Miguel, a handsome skater from a middle-class family, and Johnny, a tattooed low-life who lives in an industrial container, are “milkers”—minor Mexico City criminals who sell the blood of volunteers (whom they refer to as cows) on the black market. At the lucrative price of 3,000 pesos per blood bag, they skate around the city tracking down desperate working class citizens willing to donate. Miguel and Johnny also happen to be in love, despite the abundant ridicule they face from their fellow conspirators. Complicating their relationship, Adri, a spindly seductress, constantly threatens to steal Johnny from Miguel. When a major score of over 50 cows goes horribly awry, Johnny and Miguel have to navigate a landscape of cops and other criminals, even if it means sacrificing their fiery love affair. Julio Hernández Cordón’s I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY dark and sexy thriller, is an uncharacteristic love story packed with a slew of jarring plot twists. (In Spanish with subtitles) –C.P.

CIFF40 Screenings

Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 8:50 PM

Friday, April 01, 2016 at 11:45 AM

10% Cinema
Cinema en Español

Julio Hernández Cordón

Julio Hernández Cordón was born in North Carolina in 1975 to a Mexican mother and Guatemalan father. He studied communication and journalism at University Rafael Landivar in Guatemala and then filmmaking at Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica in Mexico City.

"Gasolina" (2008), "Marimbas from Hell" (2010), "Hasta el Sol Tiene Manchas" (2012), "Polvo" (2012), I PROMISE YOU ANARCHY (2015)

Maximiliano Cruz, Sandra Gómez, Julio Hernández Cordón

Julio Hernández Cordón

María Secco

Mauricio Lenz Claure

Principal Cast
Diego Calva, Eduardo Eliseo Martínez, Shvasti Calderón, Milkman, Martha Claudia Moreno, Gabriel Casanova, Sarah Minter

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