After its great premiere in Dominican cinemas, the action, drama and suspense film “Carta Blanca”, by director Pedro Urrutia continues to achieve international success by winning the “Public Choice Movie” award at the Dominican Film Festival in New York 2021.
“I am very happy for what we are achieving. Seeing people happy, speaking so highly of the film, in its two fully packed performances at this event, that was the grand prize. But also, that ‘Carta Blanca’ has its first award, and that it is from the Dominican diaspora, means a lot. Thanks to the organization of DFFNY 2021 for opening the doors to live this exciting moment ”, said Urrutia.
“It is the first project in my life that has been recognized outside of the Dominican Republic”, the young director valued.
The film, inspired by real events, tells the hidden reality about the police and the “carte blanche” code in the Dominican Republic. It is the story of Manuel Mena, a policeman who lives between two worlds: bringing criminals to justice and trying not to be executed under the governing system.
“Carta Blanca”, which has an original script by Urrutia himself, produced by One Alliance and distributed by Caribbean Films Distribution, has outstanding performances by the Dominican Pepe Sierra, the Mexicans Damián Alcázar and Julio Bracho and the urban artists Tempo , El Alfa, Mark B and La Manta.
In addition, the Dominican actors Héctor Aníbal, Dalisa Alegría, Ramón Candelario, Vlad Sosa, Soraya Pina, Gerardo Mercedes El Cuervo, Liondy Ozoria, Emil Mariani, Rafael Estephan, Enrique Quailey, Anderson Humor, Haidy Villa, Esther Tejeda, José Miguel Cruz participate. , Lourdes Gómez, Vladimir Acevedo and Pablo Chaleston, among others.