Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Winter starts during the summer –a Chilean summer of intense heat and intense activity for Alejo Cortés, who writes nonstop what will become his second novel. The publishing date for Caída libre (“Free Fall”) is six months away, and the literary world is expecting it with equal amounts of expectation and morbidity. In part, because of the support they can give him, but, above all, because the novel is about them, Alejo seeks the company of his friends, an urban tribe that relates with “culture” in diverse ways and, even more diversely, with each other. Until winter arrives and Caída libre appears with the potency and the effect of a giant ice ball: everything cools down, bonds break and, in short, everything changes. With a remarkably precise narrative and a great rock soundtrack, the nearly five hours (divided into three chapters) of Fuguet’s new film, which premieres at this Bafici, pierce through that landscape of numb hearts where everyone seems to be searching for something: love, respect, friendship, their own voice, reasons of the unexplainable or, at least, for everything to go on ok-ish. AM

English title: Winter
Year: 2015
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Minutes: 255
Seconds: 0

D, G: Alberto Fuguet

F: Jorge González

E: Sebastián Arriagada
DA: Camila Manns

S: Cristián Mascaró

M: Cristián Heyne, José Biggs, Él Mató a un Policía Motorizado, Marineros

P: Silvio Canihuante, Mauricio Varela, Alberto Fuguet PE: Mauricio Contreras, Ezequiel Acuña CP: Cinépata 


I: Matías Oviedo, Pablo Cerda, Katherine Salosny, Tomás Verdejo, Nicolás Bosman


Cinépata. Silvio Canihuante / Alberto Fuguet
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Sunday 19 - 12:30 h
Village Recoleta Room: 7
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Alberto Fuguet Chile

He was born in Santiago de Chile in 1964. He published several books, including the novels Mala onda (1991), Tinta roja (1996) and Las películas de mi vida (2002). He directed short films, music videos, and the feature-length films For Rent (2005), Velódromo (Bafici ‘10), Country Music (Bafici ‘11) and Locaciones: Bus...

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