Oscuro animal tells the story of three women forced to flee their homes in a war-torn region of Colombia. Each woman’s journey, marked by terror, takes her on a trek from the depths of the jungle to the outskirts of Bogotá, where each must gather the strength needed to start a new life.
Felipe Guerrero (Colombia) has worked as an editor for more than a decade on films exhibited and awarded internationally. As a producer and director he’s made the documentaries Paraíso (2006) and Corta (2012), which have been selected and exhibited in a wide circuit of festivals. Oscuro animal is his fiction feature debut. In 2012 he founded mutokino, a production and distribution company based in Colombia interested in auteur cinema with an emphasis on formal experimentation and disruptive narratives.