Mitómana (en)

Mitómana
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Chosen in: 

Original version: 

Espagnol

Director: 

José Luis Sepúlveda
Carolina Adriazola

Country: 

  • Chile

Year: 

2010

Length: 

100 min.

Scriptwriter: 

José Luis Sepúlveda

Editor: 

Carolina Adriazola

Director of photography: 

José Luis Sepúlveda

Actors: 

Yanet Escobar, Paola Lattus, Rocío Hueche, Natividad Sánchez, Alejandro Gutiérrez

Production: 

Brief synopsis of the project: 

Nora Díaz has an unhealthy obsession for putting on a show and telling lies. She journeys towards her obsessions, testing her characters in real situations, in the street. Through these, she watches and listens to the conscious and unconscious inventions of a society, the Chilean society, where truth and lies merge as one. 

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Director's biography: 

Sepúlveda directed his first feature in 2005, El Pejesapo, selected for different festivals including Locarno, Santiago and Valdivia and nominated for the Pedro Sienna. Adriazola has made several shorts, including  Caída de cuerpos (2002), Montgolfier (2006), Vasnia (2007) et Aztlán (2008), selected for the Sanfic, Valdivia, Cannes and Cero Latitud festivals. 

Filmography: 

El pejesapo, 2005 (film, Luis Sepúlveda)
Caída de cuerpos, 2002 (shortfilm, Carolina Adriazola)
Montgolfier, 2006  (shortfilm, Carolina Adriazola)
Vasnia, 2007 (shortfilm, Carolina Adriazola)
Aztlán, 2008 ( shortfilm, Carolina Adriazola)

Notes de production: 

Mitómana Producciones is an independent producer and distributor specialising in transgressive social films. Outstanding among its productions are the shorts Vasnia (Rengo 2008) and Aztlan (BlackMovie 2009), and the features El Pejesapo (Locarno 2009) and Mitómana (Films in Progress at San Sebastián). Continuing with its line of work, in 2005 it created the Social and Antisocial Film Festival (FECISO), which has now run for 5 editions and has generated a Latin-American network for the distribution of independent films.