Veneno: The First Fall Title Sequence

The origin and rise of the most famous wrestler of all time in the Dominican Republic, Rafael Sánchez aka Jack Veneno, and his arch-nemesis, José Manuel Guzmán aka Relámpago Hernández. Two childhood friends that, inspired by El Santo movies, became the biggest wrestlers and Dominican pop culture biggest icons.
It's 1966. Jack Veneno moves to NYC leaving his wingman Josema in an country submerged in crisis and social revolution. When he comes back three years later he finds a very different country, and a very much different friend, who now becomes his arch-enemy due to the fame and glory of becoming superstars in the ring of lucha libre.



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Taba Blanchard

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Credits

Director: Taba Blanchard
Executive Producer: Riceardo Bardellimno
Producer: Fernando Rivas
Screenwriter: Taba Blanchard. Miguel Yarull. Riccardo Bardellino, Mariel Zagarella
Cinematographer: Sebastian Cabrera
Editor: Taba Blanchard
Production Designer: Taba Blanchard, Marcia Pérez
Additional Credits: Title Sequence Director/Editor: Marc Cordova, Film Director/Editor: Taba Blanchard, Producer: Jessalin Victor, DoP: Sebastian Cabrera, Art: Marcia Perez, Poster Designs: Marc Cordova, Song: Rita Indiana

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2018
Genre: Narrative Feature
Screening in: Title Design Program
Screening Section: Title Design Competition
Screening Format: Title Sequence
Country: Dominican Republic
Runtime: 02:40 mins