Walking Distance

  • Feature
  • 2015
  • 104 Minutes
  • Mexico
  • Language: Spanish

An urban fairytale about Fede, a man who weighs 200kg and lives confined to his home. Fede decides to venture out of his house and take an old picture reel to a photo lab where he meets Paulo, a solitary comic lover that ends up selling him a used camera. Ramon, Fede's brother-in-law teaches him photography is more than just a hobby. A friendship grows between Fede, Paulo and Ramon, changing their lives forever.

Director: Alejandro Guzmán Alvarez

Screenwriter: Itzel Lara

Production Company: Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, A. C. Fondo para la Producción Cinematográfica de Calidad FOPROCINE – México



2015: Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury (International Competition)

2015: Festival du nouveau Cinéma, Canada

2015: Chicago IFF, USA2015: Rome Film Fest, Italy

2015: Stockholm IFF, Sweden

2015: Tallinn Black Nights, Estonia

2015: Goa IFF, India

2015: Havana IFF, Cuba

2016: Santa Barbara IFF, USA

2016: Febiofest Praha, Czech Republic

2016: LICHTER Filmfest Frankfurt International, Germany

2016: St. Paul International Film Festival, Minneapolis, USA

Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Itzel Lara

Producer: karla Bukantz, Henner Hofmann

DOP / Camera: Diana Garay

Editor: Juan Manuel, Figueroa

Sound: Pablo Tamez Sierra

Music: Luis “Luca” Ortega

Cast: Luca Ortega, Mauricio Issac, Joel Figueroa, Martha Claudia Moreno


Alejandro Guzmán Alvarez

Born in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, December 4th, 1973. In 1996 he begins his studies at the Centro de Capacitacion Cinematográfica where he directed several short films. Professionally he directed the second unit of the feature films Pasotrela, The Crime of Cacaro Gumaro and Belzebuth. Alejandro is a professor at the School of Dramatic Literature and Theatre.


Walking Distance (2015)

Short Films
El otro José (2005)
Ella duerme (1998)

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