OCTAVIO IS DEAD! is a mysterious, sensual ghost story that follows Tyler on an adventure that will define her life. Escaping her domineering mother, Tyler enters the rich and strange world of her deceased father Octavio, who she never knew. Sexual identity, the occult and the power of reality versus imagination confront her on the journey.
Written and directed by Sook-Yin Lee (CBC Radio’s DNTO and Sleepover),
Starring Sarah Gadon (Alias Grace), Raoul Trujillo (Sicario), Dimitris Kitsos (Park) and Rosanna Arquette (After Hours).
Produced by Jennifer Weiss, Simone Urdl and Jamie Manning of The Film Farm. Executive Producer: Sarah Gadon.
In addition to CBC and Telefilm, OCTAVIO IS DEAD! is also funded by the Ontario Media Development Corporation and represented internationally by sales agent WTFilms festival.