96 minutes

In 1973 Chile, a morgue employee in love with a cabaret stripper is witness to the military coup that deposes Santiago Allende. Brutal, methodical study of psychological oppression that is so compellingly handled as to become almost unbearable.

A Fabula production, in co-production with Authentika Films and Canana, with the support of the Hubert Bals Fund of the Rotterdam Film Festival, World Cinema Fund, Consejo Nacional Chileno para las Artes, Ibermedia Programme. (World sales, Funny Balloons.)
Starring Alfredo Castro, Antonia Zegers.
Directed by Pablo Larraín; produced by Juan de Dios Larraín; written by Pablo Larraín, Mateo Iribarren; music by Alejandro Castanos, Juan Cristóbal Maza; director of photography (Cinecolor, widescreen), Sergio Armstrong; production designer, Polín Garbisu; costume designer, Muriel Parra; film editor, Andre Chignoli. 
Screened: Venice Film Festival advance press screening, Palazzo del Casinò - Sala Perla (Venice), September 4th 2010.


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