DESHORA

By Barbara SARASOLA DAY

PUCARÁ CINE - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2013

At a tobacco estate in the Argentine northwest live a married couple, Ernesto and Helena. One day they receive Joaquin, her nearly unknown cousin. A reluctant love triangle unfolds. Desire is driving them to the edge of an abyss.

Festivals
& Awards

Berlinale - Berlin IFF 2013
Panorama
FICCI Cartagena 2013
Thessaloniki IFF 2013
Int'l Competition
BAFICI (Buenos Aires) 2013
Argentinian Competition
Ventana Sur 2013
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    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA, COLOMBIA, NORWAY
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 102 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Barbara SARASOLA DAY
    • Writer(s)
    • Barbara SARASOLA-DAY
    • Producer(s)
    • Federico EIBUSZYC (PUCARA CINE), Jhonny HENDRIX (ANTORCHA FILMS), Dag HOEL (FACTION FILM), Barbara SARASOLA DAY (PUCARA CINE), Daniel WERNER (WERNER CINE)
    • Synopsis
    • Ernesto and Helena have been married for many years. They live at an isolated estate between
      tobacco fields and the high mountain jungle in the northwest or Argentina. One day, they
      receive Joaquin, her cousin just discharged from rehab, who has been sent by his family and
      against his will, to spend a time there.
      The marriage is passing through a fragile situation, the trouble to conceive a child has plunged
      them into obsession and a loss of desire. The new presence is Helena’s opportunity to reinvent
      herself and for Ernesto, oxygen.
      Living at close quarters will destabilize the couple and a love triangle begins to take form
      amongst the hunting, the cockfights and the life in the fields.
      Desire can also take on the shape of a deep felt violence.
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