2013 / MALACRIANZA / San Salvador, El Salvador
Malacrianza, also known as The Crow's Nest, is a Salvadorian/Canadian film written and directed by Arturo Menéndez. The film tells the story of a lowly piñata vendor from a small town in El Salvador and the struggles that befall him after an extortion letter is left on his doorstep.
Malacrianza is the first fiction film from El Salvador since 1969 which has also had the first worldwide release. The film was released on October 4, 2014 at the AFI Silver Latin American Film Festival
Directed by Arturo Menéndez
Written by Arturo Menéndez
Produced by Unos Cuantos Perros and Meridiano 89