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THE SUMMER OF FLYING FISH (EL VERANO DE LOS PECES VOLADORES)  
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Completed - SPANISH - Drama - 87 minutes

Log Line

Manena is a very determined teenager, and the darling daughter of Pancho, a rich Chilean landowner who devotes his vacations to a single obsession: the extermination of carp fish that invade his artificial lagoon. As he resorts to more extreme methods, Manena experiences her first love, deceptions.







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Previous markets

  • Cannes 2013 (Premiere)
  • Toronto 2013 (Screening)
  • Ventana Sur 2013 (Screening)
  • Berlin EFM 2014 (Screening)
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Year of production : 2013

Director(s) : Marcela SAID
Writer(s) : Marcela SAID, Julio ROJAS
Cast : Francisca WALKER, Gregory COHEN, Guillermo LORCA, Roberto CAYUQUEO

Producer(s) : Bruno BETTATI (Jirafa), Tom DERCOURT (Cinema Defacto), Sophie ERBS (Cinema Defacto)

Synopsis

Manena is a very determined teenager, and the darling daughter of Pancho, a rich Chilean landowner who devotes his vacations to a single obsession: the extermination of carp fish that invade his artificial lagoon. As he resorts to more and more extreme methods, Manena experiences her first love, deception; and discovers a world that silently co-exists alongside her own: that of the Mapuche Indian workers who claim access to these lands… and who stand up to her father.

Production

Country(ies) : CHILE, FRANCE

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Festivals and Awards

Cannes 2013 Directors Fortnight
Toronto - TIFF 2013 Discovery
Ventana Sur 2013 Video Library

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