A Fantastic Woman

06 Mar 2019 Director: Sebastián Lelio Chile, Germany, Spain, USA 2017 104 min Chilean director Sebastián Lelio follows up his 2013 festival hit, Gloria, with another luminous and deeply involving portrait of an isolated woman. In A Fantastic Woman, Lelio has created an exquisitely compassionate portrait of the everyday obstacles of transgender existence. Marina is… Continue reading A Fantastic Woman

The Pearl Button

30 Nov 2016 Director: Patricio Guzmán Chile, France, Spain 2015 82 min Water is the key to life and the central subject of this intensely lyrical documentary essay from Guzmán. Chile’s history is defined by its long indented coastline and Katell Djian’s gliding camera makes the most of massive mountains, volcanoes and glaciers. The fate… Continue reading The Pearl Button


3 January 2024 Chile/Argentina 2023 97 Minutes Director: Manuela Martelli Certificate 15 – strong language In the coastal Chilean town of Las Cruces during the third year of Pinochet’s dictatorship, a middle-aged woman named Carmen (Aline Kuppenheim) finds herself thrown into a dangerous situation that aligns her with the opposition movement. While renovating her family’s… Continue reading 1976