DOPAMINE

DOPAMINA

By Natalia IMERY ALMARIO

MIRAFLORES - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2019

Hace 12 años le diagnosticaron Parkinson a Ricardo, el padre de Natalia, luego ella le contó a él y a su madre, que le gustaban las mujeres. Ellos no la aceptaron a pesar de haber sido militantes de izquierda en su juventud.

Festivals
& Awards

Ji.hlava International Documentary 2019
official selection
Torino Film Festival 2019
Documentary official selection
festival del nuevo cine latinoamericano 2019
Documentary official selection
Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de cine independiente 2019
International official competition
Festival de Cine de Lima PUCP 2019
Documentary competition
festival internacional de cine de cali 2019
National selection_Jury award
BAFICI (Buenos Aires) 2021
International Official Competition
    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Female director, Biography
    • Countries
    • COLOMBIA, URUGUAY, ARGENTINA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • N/A
    • Duration
    • 86 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Natalia IMERY ALMARIO
    • Writer(s)
    • Natalia IMERY ALMARIO
    • Producer(s)
    • Oscar RUIZ NAVIA (Contravia Films)
    • Synopsis
    • 12 years ago, Ricardo, Natalia's father, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease; With this condition, Dopamine is stopped, a neurohormone responsible for the movement on the body and the feeling of happiness. During those years they had a very strong family crisis, Natalia also told her parents that she liked women. She could not understand why if they were left-wing militants in their youth and fighting for equality and freedom, they couldn’t accept that choice. Today, a decade later, they meet to talk about family ideas, homosexuality, ideological struggles and what the advance of Ricardo's disease has meant.