Chile

José Luis Torres Leiva – Vendrá la muerte y tendrá tus ojos AKA Death Will Come and Shall Have Your Eyes (2019)

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Two women who have shared a lifetime together are faced with the disease of one of them. The sick woman decides not to follow any treatment and they both move to a small house in the forest until the day death comes to their lives. Read More »

    Raoul Ruiz & Valeria Sarmiento – El Tango del Viudo y Su Espejo Deformante AKA The Tango of the Widower and Its Distorting Mirror (2020)

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    The story of a man whose wife has committed suicide and appears to him as a ghost, following him everywhere and changing his personality. Unfinished in 1967 and restored for a 2020 premiere. Read More »

      Gaspar Antillo – Nadie Sabe Que Estoy Aquí AKA Nobody Knows I’m Here (2020)

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      “Nobody Knows I’m Here” tells the story of Memo (Jorge Garcia), a recluse hiding out with his uncle Braulio (Luis Gnecco) in a remote part of Chile. Memo likes breaking into people’s houses for reasons unexplained, and would appear to be on the autism spectrum though a line of dialogue negates that. He helps his uncle tend sheep while refusing any attempt to attend public events or be sociable. He barely even speaks to Braulio, who chides him about his anti-social behavior and penchant for breaking and entering. At night, Memo occasionally dresses in the flashy outfits he makes and performs for an audience of one. Read More »

        Pablo Larraín – Ema (2019) (HD

        When, after several arguments, adopted child Polo is placed with another family, power couple Gastón and Ema’s relationship is put under serious pressure. This also threatens the modern dance collective they are leading members of – he is the choreographer, she the lead dancer. Platinum blonde Ema refuses to let it go, and comes up with a master plan to get Polo back. Armed with a flamethrower and helped by her best friends, she labours day and night to reunite her family. Read More »

          Pablo Larraín – Ema (2019)

          A couple deals with the aftermath of an adoption that goes awry as their household falls apart. Read More »

            Sebastián Lelio – Gloria (2013)

            Synopsis:
            Divorced for more than ten years, Gloria, a vibrant 58-year-old office clerk in Santiago and mother of two grown-up kids, craves for adventure, refusing to spend the rest of her life in solitude and self-pity. Instead, the vivacious Gloria embraces her freedom, and because of her love for dance and an aching longing for companionship, she will meet Rodolfo, a recently divorced former naval officer, and will daringly decide to give love a second chance. Regretfully; however, Rodolfo comes with baggage, and even though Gloria is sincerely attracted to him, reality’s harsh truth will inevitably bring her face-to-face with towering obstacles, rather than undiluted excitement and ardent passion. In the end, Gloria alone, yet surrounded by people, sad but at the same time happy, will she ultimately find the strength to overcome them? Read More »

              Raoul Ruiz – La Recta Provincia (2007)

              Synopsis:
              Once upon a time there was a man. He lived with his mother, and worked as the caretaker of a large country house in Chile. One day the man found a bone in the garden. The bone had holes in it – it was a flute. The man took the flute and began to play it. The music turned into a song, and the voice singing the song begged the man to look for the other bones of a body scattered here and there. So the man and his mother set off following every path – that of God and those of the devil -, looking for the bones so that they could put the skeleton of the Christian man back together again and give him a Christian burial. And they saw what they saw, and lived what they lived. Many a story. And although they never told their tale to anyone, others told it for them. Read More »