If we look up the word expectante in a Spanish-English dictionary, we learn it is an adjective which can be translated as “expecting” or “biding one's time”. It is no accident this single-word title belongs to an disconcerting Peruvian film which takes its audience to a darkened city where a group of friends is spending an evening of leisure. Even though the neighborhood they live in is a relatively safe one, their locked doors and gates provide no more than an illusion of safety, which is a thought applicable world wide. The distant black-and-white camera through which the audience observes the plot seems to be biding its time for a chance to attack.
|directed by:||Farid Rodríguez Rivero|
|screenplay:||Farid Rodríguez Rivero|
|cast:||Jean Pierre Seminario, Fiama Silva Portugal, Luis Ciudad, Emily Patazca, Jesús Santa Cruz|
|cinematography by:||César Fe, Farid Rodríguez Rivero|
|film editing:||Farid Rodríguez Rivero|
|production:||Feelart Company (PE)|