The Summer of Flying Fish

(El verano de los peces voladores)
(Chile, France, 2013, 87 mins, DCP)
Director:
CAST Francisca Walker, Gregory Cohen, Carlos Cayuqueo, Guillermo Lorca, María Izquierdo
PRODS Bruno Bettati, Tom Dercourt
SCR Marcela Said, Julio Rojas
CAM Inti Briones
ED Jean de Certeau
MUS Alexander Zekke
PROD CO Cinema DeFacto / Jirafa
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"A bourgeois Chilean family spend summer at their lakeside estate in this atmospheric drama… Full of arresting images of Chilean nature—ghostly morning mist, lapping waves, armies of moths, steam-shrouded hot springs."—Hollywood Reporter

"Some years ago I visited one of these astounding mansions in the south of Chile. A daughter of the owner told me a story about her father, who tried by all means—even dynamite—to get rid of the fish that had invaded his lake. With a natural passion for power issues, in no time I took it as a starting point… I needed to find the right language to evoke this privileged, powerful class and the violence it uses to protect its interests and maintain the status quo… I wanted to film the tension, the atmosphere of restrained violence which grabbed me by the neck since the very first step I took inside this property…"—Marcela Said

"An enticing first fiction feature… Set in what should be a vacation paradise, it charts the coming to consciousness of a teenage girl, who, in a single summer, has her first love affair and discovers another world—that of the Mapuche Indians, who are being displaced from their land by men like her wealthy, brutish, arrogant father. Guess whose side she’s on?"—Amy Taubin, Film Comment

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fr
Phone 1: 33 1 47 97 39 84
Phone 2: 33 6 20 41 11 37