NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT

NOSTALGIA DE LA LUZ

By Patricio GUZMAN

PYRAMIDE INTERNATIONAL - as SALES All rights, World

Documentary - Completed 2010


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Abu Dhabi FF 2010
Documentary Feature Competition Best Documentary
    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • CHILE, FRANCE, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Patricio GUZMAN
    • Writer(s)
    • Patricio GUZMAN
    • EIDR 10.5240/50B4-49A6-E9A9-3F8C-3401-H
    • Producer(s)
    • Renate SACHSE (ATACAMA PRODUCTIONS)
    • Synopsis
    • In Chile, at three thousand metres altitude, astronomers from all over the world gather together in the Atacama desert to observe the stars. The desert sky is so translucent that it allows them to see right to the boundaries of the universe.
      It is also a place where the harsh heat of the sun keeps human remains intact: those of the mummies, explorers and miners. But also the remains of the dictatorship’s political prisoners.
      Whilst the astronomers examine the most distant galaxies in search of probable extraterrestrial life, at the foot of the observatories, women are digging through the desert soil in search of their disappeared relatives…
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