When Dead But Dreaming was born

(From 2012)

The Pachamama Films team is  preparing a new production to be filmed in La Paz, Bolivia and its surroundings. It already has a title, not just a working title,  Dead But Dreaming.  The script is written by Jac Avila, the production is in the skillful hands of  Amy Hesketh, Jac Avila and Roberto Lopez L, all three worked together as producers in Sirwiñakuy and Maleficarum.
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Le Marquis De La Croix – Amy’s Third Film

Amy Hesketh takes the director’s chair for the third time to direct Jac Avila and Mila Joya in her new film Le Marquis de la Croix.

After her intense experience with Barbazul, Amy felt more daring this time.  She was going to ask more from her actors. Jac and Amy  inspired by the writings of the Marquis de Sade, came up with an idea.  They thought “we have the set, the props, the costumes, so, why not make another movie?

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Barbazul, Amy’s Second Film As Director

Soon after the controversial and successful release of Sirwinakuy in July of 2010, Amy didn’t just rest on her laurels.  She began to work on her second feature: Barbazul and she wanted Veronica Paintoux, the protagonist of Sirwinakuy, to play a leading role.

Amy had the intention of making her own version of Barbazul for some time. Having passed the test with Sirwinakuy, Amy decided that it was time to bring her dream to reality.

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In July 22 of 2010 we released in Bolivia Amy Hesketh’s opera prima Sirwiñakuy.

Sirwiñakuy is the story of Luis, middle age, Bolivian, played by Jac Avila, and Anouk, French, young, beautiful, played by Veronica Paintoux.  The couple meet at a charming cafe in the city of La Paz and not an hour has passed from the moment of their encounter when he takes her to move in with him.

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