Fall 2018

Wed  Oct 24, 2018 – 6:30 pm | Hendricks Center for the Arts
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The Chain

Directed by David Martin-Porras
Narrative, Suspense, Rated R
USA | 101 min | 2018

When Mike finds out that he has he same neurological disease as his father, he decides to enter a chain of assisted suicides, which operates under one rule: if you want to die, you must kill someone first.

David Martin, Director The ChainDavid Martin

DAVID MARTÍN-PORRAS (Salamanca, SPAIN, 1982). After getting his bachelor’s degree in Barcelona and working in Madrid at Pedro Almodovar’s production company, David moved to Los Angeles to study an MFA in Directing at UCLA. David has directed several short films that won coveted awards worldwide: “The Breakfast”, “Portrait of a Couple”, “Round Trip”, “The Widow” and “Inside the Box”. He has been nominated for the Spanish Academy Awards and his work has been featured in over 150 festivals all over the world: South by Southwest, Palm Springs, Seminci, Interfilm Berlin, Milano, etc. David directed in 2011 his first feature, “Stealing Summers”, starring James Jagger, Sophie Auster and Wilson Bethel, and in 2017 the TV movie “Unwritten Obsession” broadcasted by Lifetime. David is one of the episodic directors of the prestigious ABC/Disney DGA Directing Program and the Fox Global Directors Initiative.

The Chain Movie Poster, David Martin, Director

Film Information

Directors: David Martin
Country: USA
Year: 2018
Language:  English
Runtime: 101 min.
Rated: R


Writers: David Martin-Porras, Andres Rosende
Producers: Elisa LLeras, Martin Rosende, Maria Del Puy Alvarado, Senin Porto, Andres Rosende, David Martin-Porras
Cinematography: Philip Klucsarits
Art Director: Nina Caussa
Wardrobe: Guillaume Cardoso De Sousa
Music: Arnau Bataller
Sound: Jon Orr, David Levine, Frank Gutierrez

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