Óscar Catacora Dies After Suffering Health Problems

Filmmaker lost his life after suffering health problems when he was filming his new film in the province of Collao.

Film director Óscar Catacora died this Friday after suffering health problems when he was filming his new film in the province of Collao, in Puno, the film production company Cine Aymara reported.

“It is with great regret that we have to announce the death of our director Óscar Catacora, which occurred on November 26, due to a sudden health problem, ” reported the producer through his Facebook account.

As indicated, the family of the director of the Peruvian film Wiñaypacha will carry out the funeral in strict private in the community of Ccollini, Huilacca sector, in the Acora district, in Puno.

Catacora directed the film Wiñaypacha, the first Peruvian film spoken in Aymara. This film was chosen to represent Peru at the Oscars as the best foreign film.

It also won the award for Best First Feature and Best Cinematography at the 2017 Guadalajara Film Festival. The Peruvian film is currently available on the Netflix platform.

Screenwriter Paco Bardales regretted this news and sent his heartfelt condolences through his Twitter account

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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