THE FILM

Sub Rosa is Krisstian de Lara's thesis film, a project he has been developing since May of 2012. Krisstian strive for a story that could be complex yet subtle and full of emotions. “I definitely wanted to make a serious story where characters faced complex situations due to their actions. I wanted to step out of my comfort zone and do something I have never attempted to do before.” While Sub Rosa address some sensitive and taboo topics it does so in a professional and tasteful way. After all, this is a character driven story. It's a film made to tell a story that has not been told before.



THE STORY



Sub Rosa is the coming-of-age story of a male teenager who has grown up under the shadow of his authoritative father. Over the course of a single summer, events transpire which transform this boy into an adult who challenges his dad in very unorthodox ways.




OFFICIAL POSTERS



TRAILER





INTERVIEWS







WATCH SUB ROSA


SCREENINGS: Stay tuned for information on where to catch 'Sub Rosa' on the big screen.
RENTAL: Sub Rosa is now available for rent over at ReelHouse.org. Click here to rent!

"It's a film you will talk about, after you see it."
-Tom Musca

NEWS

The latest news about Sub Rosa including production information, the talent, the creative team and upcoming screenings.

Krisstian Gets Personal in Official Sub Rosa Interview

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Sub Rosa Original Soundtrack Released

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The Beginning of an Incredible Journey

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Sub Rosa Official Movie Poster Released

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"I believe all audiences can relate to Sub Rosa
and it will be a film that inspires discussion after you see it."
-Krisstian De Lara

FILMMAKER

Krisstian de Lara is originally from the border communities of El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico. Before he turned 14 he decided to look for opportunities by knocking on doors at local television stations. After some setbacks, Krisstian was given an opportunity at a local television station and has never looked back. Krisstian became a Producer, Editor and Technical Director for many television productions. Krisstian advanced his career by accepting a position as a Commercial Director for Univision and later moved to Miami to achieve a Master of Fine Arts in Motion Pictures Production at the University of Miami. Since then, he has made his feature film directorial debut and directed numerous projects produced in the United States, Mexico and Spain. In 2009, he founded his own multimedia production company entitled, “Kn2s Productions, LLC.” Krisstian recently completed his feature film directorial debut with an independent film titled, Investigation 13, which is expected to release in the United States at the end of 2017. His second and third directorial film, Dressed in Sugar, and Rift City are currently in pre-production and are expected to go into production later this year.




"Most people see 'love' as something beautiful, Sub Rosa shows the audience how love can be beautiful while still having a very disturbing side to it. Alan doesn't only get into this situation for love but also for pleasure and of course...revenge." -Mario Temes

"I love doing roles that are way out of my comfort zone,
and Edna was definitely one that pushed me further than any other."
-Julie Kendall

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"The most rewarding part of making a short film is when actors
and crew come together to make visual and emotional artwork."
-Krisstian De Lara

THE TEAM

The most rewarding part of making a short film is when actors and crew come together, with the support of investors and supporters, to make visual and emotional artwork. And, most importantly, everyone using their talent to bring alive a story that previously could only have existed in your mind. These are the people that made Sub Rosa happen.

CAST

CREW

CREATIVE TEAM

SPECIAL THANKS

Louis Collado
Mariano Serna
Silvia Lopez de Lara
Sergio Alvarez
Vincent J. Crupi
Alexis Crupi
Maria del Refugio Trejo
Yoyis Lopez de Lara
Estela Lopez de Lara
Elena Cuen
Marie Rohde
Jorge Gutierrez
Nidia Flores
Shawn Abel
Alexis Collado
Betsy Castro
Summer Tsai
Will Martinez
Linet Araujo
Gerardo Lopez de Lara
Parco Richardson
David Laffey

"It creates so much tension that it makes everyone wonder
who in this family is holding the biggest secret of them all!"
-Krisstian de Lara

CONTACT

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Contact Info

786.529.kn2s (5627)

contact@kn2s.com