50 (or Two whales meet at the Beach)

Jorge Cuchí

IndieLisboa 2021 •

Mexico, Fiction, 2020, 122′

Felix meets Elisa. But what could be the initial meet cute of a romantic comedy or melodrama is instead the not so cute invitation to play a dangerous game with 50 challenges that end in suicide. The couple will enter the competition together until death tears them apart.

Director's Bio

After a 25-year career in advertising, with more than a thousand commercials produced for cinema and television and several prizes awarded to his campaigns, Jorge Cuchí currently focuses on consulting in advertising and on the development of film projects. 50 (o Dos Ballenas se encuentran en la Playa) will be his debut as a screenwriter and director.