Los silencios (Silencies) (en)

Los Silencios

Original version: 

Espagnol

Director: 

Beatriz Seigner

Country: 

  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • France

Year: 

2018

Length: 

90 min

Scriptwriter: 

Beatriz Seigner

Editor: 

Renata Maria

Compositeur: 

Nascuy Linares

Director of photography: 

Sofia Oggioni

Actors: 

Marleyda Soto (Amparo), Enrique Diaz (Adão)

Production: 

Fiche festival: 

Brief synopsis of the project: 

Nuria and Fabio arrive with their mother Amparo in an unknown island on the border  between Brazil, Colombia and Peru. They are fleeing armed conflicts in Colombia. Fearful of betraying family secrets, Nuria goes silent. In the midst of this, the family tries to  receive compensation for the father's death and to obtain a visa to emigrate to Brazil. By covering this story, they uncover others about the family's past.

Soutiens: 

Aide aux Cinémas du Monde /  Ibermedia Program.

Director's biography: 

Beatriz Seigner is the writer and director of the feature film Bollywood Dream (2009),  the first coproduction between Brazil and India, selected for almost 20 international film  festivals (Pusan, Tokyo, Paris, Los Angeles, São Paulo, etc.) and of the documentary in post-production Between us, a secret, shoot with the griots (storytellers) of West Africa. As a  writer, she signs the script of Walter Salles’ developing film La Contadora de películas.

Filmography: 

2009 – Bollywood Dream - fiction - 84 min.

Notes de production: 

Enquadramento Produções es una productora de cine independiente de Brasil, con sede en Sao Paulo, fundada por el productor Leonardo Mecchi, centrada en el desarrollo y  producción de proyectos culturales y cinematográficos, sobre todo las primeras o  segundas películas de realizadores prometedores. Entre sus producciones están obras seleccionadas en importantes festivales nacionales e internacionales, como Rotterdam, Viennale, FIDMarseille, BAFICI, Tiradentes y Gramado.

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