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The Summer of Flying Fish

A film by : Marcela Said
Written by: Marcela Said & Julio Rojas

First feature film
Chile / France
2014 – 87 min – Drama
Spanish speaking
Original title – « El verano de los peces voladores »

Starring : Francisca Walker, Gregory Cohen, Maria Izquierdo, Emilia Lara

Synopsis :
Manena is a very determined teenager, and the darling daughter of Pancho, a rich Chilean landowner who devotes his vacations to a single obsession: the extermination of carp fish that invade his artificial lagoon. As he resorts to more and more extreme methods, Manena experiences her first love, deception; and discovers a world that silently co-exists alongside her own: that of the Mapuche Indian workers who claim access to these lands… and who stand up to her father.

Producers : Bruno Bettati, Jirafa /Tom Dercourt & Sophie Erbs, Cinéma Defacto
Distribution : Cinéma Defacto Distribution (France)
International sales : Alpha Violet
With the participation of : Fonds Sud – CNC, Institut Français, Région Ile de France, Arte – Cofinova 9

Festivals :

quinzaine-des-realisateursQuinzaine des Réalisateurs 2013
Premio Ciné en construccion Toulouse 2013

 

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