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NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT

by Patricio Guzmán

synopsis

A documentary about two different searches conducted in the Chilean Atacama Desert: one by astronomers looking for answers about the history of the cosmos, and one by women looking for the remains of loved ones killed by Pinochet's regime.

international title: Nostalgia for the Light
original title: Nostalgia de la luz
country: France, Germany, Switzerland, Spain
sales agent: Pyramide International
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Patricio Guzmán
film run: 90'
screenplay: Patricio Guzmán
cinematography by: Katell Djian
film editing: Patricio Guzmán, Emmanuelle Joly
music: Miguel Miranda, José Miguel Tobar
producer: Renate Sachse
co-producer: Meike Martens, Cristóbal Vicente, Jutta Krug
executive producer: Verónica Rosselot
line producer: Nicolas Lasnibat, Fernando Osorio
production: Atacama Productions, Blinker Filmproduktion, WDR Westdeutscher Rundfunk, RTVE - Corporación de Radio y Televisión Española, Cronomedia [CL]
backing: Fonds Sud Cinéma [FR], Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication [FR], Ministère des Affaires Étrangères [FR], Région Ile-de-France [FR], Brouillon d'Un Rêve de la SCAM [FR]
distributor: Pyramide Distribution, Real Fiction Filmverleih, I Wonder Pictures, Trigon Film, Midas Filmes, New Wave Films
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