Thursday Till Sunday
Chile • 1h 35m
Directed by Dominga Sotomayor • Drama • With Santi Ahumada, Francisco Pérez-Bannen, Paola Giannini • 2012 • 98 minutes
It all begins on a Thursday when Lucía (9) and Manuel (5) go on vacation with their parents to the north of Chile. It all ends on a Sunday. It’s the children’s distant and fragmented outlook on this possibly last family trip.
“Says and conveys more substance with a seemingly casual glance than most action-packed vehicles.” —Variety
“…Sotomayor handles the proceedings of her debut with quiet panache; the way she delves into filial dynamics is as evocative as it is understated.” —L.A. Weekly
Up Next in Chile
Directed by Pablo Larrain • Drama • With Alfredo Castro • 2008 • 98 minutes
Raul Peralta, a middle-aged criminal in 1970's Chile, is obsessed the idea of impersonating Tony Manero, John Travolta's character in Saturday Night Fever. Every Saturday night, he unleashes his passion for the film's mu...
Too Late to Die Young
Directed by Dominga Sotomayor • Drama • With Demian Hernández, Antar Machado, Magdalena Tótoro • 2019 • 110 minutes
Chile 1990, at the end of Pinochet's dictatorship, a group of adolescents living in a commune, attempt to make sense of their own burgeoning desires and tangled relationships while...
Under Construction 1977
Directed by Ignacio Agüero • Documentary • 1977 • 6 minutes
A construction worker tells about his work as a plasterer in times when houses in entire neighborhoods are demolished to build new commercial zones, all as as part of a new economic structure designed by the dictatorship of Pinochet.