Based on the first chapter of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel, Crime and Punishment, Raddy is a young man who is trying to win the heart of Daniela, an even younger girl. To do this, Raddy thinks that he needs money, so he goes to Sequia, a middle aged man, to sell him a cellphone for a big sum of money. But Sequia, who doesn’t like Raddy, has a different plan.
(10mins) | Dominican Republic
Spanish with English subtitles
Juan José Namnún Tavárez
Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in 1979, writer and director Juan José Namnun got his Bachelor’s degree in film studies at Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo in 2005. In 2013, he got his postgraduate diploma in Complex Thinking and Chaos Theory at Iglobal. Since 2016, he has been a professor of film studies at Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo. Namnun has been nominated as a best writer at Premios La Silla 2019 and Premios Iris Dominicana 2019. Has written two books on film, El tiempo del cine (2015) and Exodo tras la imagen (2016).