Alonso’s Deadline

2007 | Aging/Elders / Coming Out / Relationships | 6m | USA
Directors: Mario Galarreta

Alonso's Deadline is a quiet and subtle story about the silent attraction between two very different men. Dr. Alonso, old and respected, is a recently widowed professor. Elias, sexy and young, is the school janitor. Alonso and Elias share the same space but belong to two different worlds. They struggle to find a way to cross the boundaries that keep them apart.

Reviews and Awards

Best Narrative Short, Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival

Audience Award, Best Riojan Short Film, Actual: Dreams in Short, Spain

“Quiet and reflective.” — Sofia Resnick, The Austin Chronicle

“A very impressive short film.” — David Pearce, Queer Screen, Australia