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PRINCESS

by Marialy Rivas

synopsis

In a far-off country at the end of the world Tamara, aged 12, lives under the wing of charismatic cult leader Miguel, a man she adores. That summer the girl will be given a mission: to have a holy child with him immediately she has her first period. Tamara realises that the life she wants for herself is not the same as the fate imposed on her. Her disobedience will lead to her violent development from child to woman, forcing her to gain her freedom in a way she had never imagined.

international title: Princess
original title: Princesita
country: Chile, Spain, Argentina
sales agent: Mundial (MX)
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Marialy Rivas
film run: 71'
screenplay: Marialy Rivas, Camila Gutiérrez
cast: Marcelo Alonso, Sara Caballero, Nahuel Cantillano, Stefano Mardones, María Gracia Omegna, Agustín Silva, Isidora Uribe
cinematography by: Sergio Armstrong
film editing: Delfina Castagnino, Andrea Chignoli, Felipe Gálvez
music: Ignacio Pérez Marín
producer: Juan de Dios Larraín, Pablo Larraín, Fernanda Del Nido
executive producer: Mariane Hartard, Rocío Jadue
line producer: Eduardo Castro
production: Setembro Cine, Fabula (CL), Sudeste Cine (AR)