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by Patricio Guzmán


The Pearl Button is a documentary film that tells two stories linked by two small buttons found in the ocean. Two true stories that go beyond the "official history"

international title: The Pearl Button
original title: El botón de nácar
country: France, Chile, Spain
year: 2015
genre: documentary
directed by: Patricio Guzmán
film run: 90'
release date: BE 28/10/2015, De 10/12/2015, NL 14/01/2016
producer: Renate Sachse
co-producer: Bruno Bettati
production: Atacama Productions, Mediapro, France 3 Cinéma, Valdivia Film (CL)
backing: France Télévisions, Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC), Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes, Ciné+, Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS)
distributor: Pyramide Distribution, Cinéart, Cinéart Netherlands B.V.


main awards/selection

Berlinale 2015Silver Bear for Best Script
La Rochelle International Film Festival 2015 
BFI London Film Festival 2015 
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2015
Horizontes Latinos
Mediterranean Film Festival of Montpellier 2015 

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