5:00 PM, Secret Movie Club, November 2nd
Chile, USA | 2023 | 18′ | Spanish, Mapudungun – sub English
Rumors spread like wildfire in a small Chilean town as an aborted fetus is found floating on the lake. A single mother's morals are put to the test when she discovers the culprit to be a young woman she knows.
Director • Dirección
Screenplay • Guión
Cinematography • Fotografía
Music / Score
Sound • Sonido
Edition • Edición
Producer • Productor
Sylvana Squicciarini, Co-Producers: Magdalena Hurtado, Ignacia Merino
Cast • Elenco
Paula Zuñiga, Valentina Uribe
Chilean filmmaker that holds an MFA in Film from Columbia University. Her films - “On My Own” (2019), “The Virgin, The Old Lady, The Journey” (2020), and “So They Say” (2023) - tell stories of women in their working place, tapping into the close relationship between provider and customer to explore ways in which human connection and empathy can be a catalyst for change Her films have been selected at Telluride Film Festival Palm Springs Shortfest, Torino Film Festival among others. She’s part of the BAFTA Newcomers program and has received support from different institutions including DGA, IBERMEDIA, and the Chilean Board of the Arts. She is currently developing her first feature film "A Decorous Woman".