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ATACAMA

ATACAMA

LANGUAGE: English

Genre: Thriller
Running Time: 15’35’’
Year of production: 2017

SYNOPSIS

Atacama is a psychological thriller that reflects over love, guilt, deceit and the relentless need of understanding what makes us feel alive.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Clara Films SpA
Co Production Company: Funky Films
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Laura: Clara Larraín
John: Taylor Napier
Manuel: Diego Ruiz

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Diego Ruiz
Screenwriter: Taylor Napier
Producer: Clara Larraín
Co Producer: Martín Duplaquet
Director of Photography: Miguel Bunster
Sound: Juan Carlos Maldonado
Editing: Gustavo Silva
Sound Editing: Alvaro Zambrano and Matías Vergara
Music Composer: Cristián Schmidt

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Thriller
Language: English
Country of origin: Chile and USA
Year of production: 2017
Total running time: 15’
Shooting format: Digital
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 2.4
Sound format: Stereo

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

SANFIC 14 Competencia Cortometraje Talento Nacional: Agosto 2018 (Chile)
Lebu Festival Internacional de Cine de Lebu: febrero 2019 (Chile, *oscar qualifier)
MónFilmat Festival Internacional De Cinema I Paisatge - Amposta: Junio 2019 (España)
Cine en mi Barrio: Agosto 2019 (Colombia)
FECIRA: Septiembre 2019 (Chile)
Festival de cortos de Las Ranetas: Noviembre 2019 (España)
Santander Festival Internacional De Cine Independiente - SANFICI: Enero 2020 (España)
Santiago Horror International Fantastic Film Festival: Septiembre 2019 (Chile)
MesThriller Film Festival: Noviembre 2019 (España)

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Chilean actor and director trained at the Universidad de Chile Acting School with MA Acting for Screen at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London. As an actor he has been part of more than 15 productions and has a solid carreer in Cinema and TV. In 2013 Diego directs and stars on his feature film « Igloo » which premiered at the Outfest LA Film Festival where Ruiz was aworded the jury special prize for « Emerging Talent ». After that he has kept directing advertising and other fiction productions such as « Allmost Famous ».