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by Sofía Quirós Úbeda


Selva (13) lives in a coastal town in the Caribbean. After the sudden disappearance of her only motherly figure, she is left to take care of her grandfather who doesn't want to live. Between shadows and wild games, she must decide if she will help her grandfather die, even though that means going through her last moments of childhood alone. 

international title: Land of Ashes
original title: Ceniza Negra
country: Costa Rica, Chile, Argentina, France
sales agent: Totem Films
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Sofía Quirós Úbeda
film run: 82'
release date: FR 4/03/2020
screenplay: Sofía Quirós Úbeda
cast: Smashleen Gutiérrez, Humberto Samuels, Hortensia Smith, Keha Brown
cinematography by: Francisca Sáez Agurto
film editing: Ariel Escalante
art director: Carolina Lett
music: Wissam Hojeij
producer: Mariana Murillo
co-producer: Samuel Chauvin, Millaray Cortés, Matías Echeverría, Cecilia Salim
production: Promenades Films, Sputnik Films (CR), Murillo Cine (AR), La Post Producciones (CL)
distributor: Eurozoom

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