VIOLETA WENT TO HEAVEN (Violeta se fue a los cielos, 2011)

Violeta se fue a los cielos

Victoria Eugenia Antzokia

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Friday, 26 April 2013 / 20:00

4,10 € (Tickets)

"Protest song": popular art in support of human rights

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Chile-Argentina.Brazil. Direction: Andrés Wood. Production: Patricio Pereira, Pablo Rovito, Fernando Sokolowicz, Denise Gómez, Paula Cosenza / Wood Producciones, Maíz Producciones, Bossanova Films, BG TV. Screenplay: Eliseo Altunaga, Rodrigo Bazaes, Guillermo Calderón, Andrés Wood. Photography: Miguel Ioan Littin. Music: Violeta Parra. Edition: Andrea Chignoli. Cast: Francisca Gavilán, Thomas Durand, Patricio Ossa, Jorge López, Stephania Barbagelata. Running time: 110 min

LANGUAGE: Spanish

Subtitles (only dialogs) in Spanish for hearing-impaired people

From the tent built up in the commune of La Reina, Violeta Parra is visited by her dreams, experiences and aspirations. She is alive, but perhaps she’s dead; this paves the way for great expectation where the spectator gradually discovers her secrets, fears, frustrations and joys. Not only do we see her multiple work, but also that of her lovers, her memories, her hopes; her achievements are suspended in a passionate journey through the life of Violeta Parra, with the characters who made her laugh, dream and cry.

A look at the life of the iconic Chilean singer brought to us by Andrés Wood, director of films like Football Stories (1997), Machuca (2004) and The Good Life (2008).

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