Desierto Sur

Arthouse | Drama | 2007 | Chile | 100 min.

Shawn Garry

Cast: Marta Etura; Alejandro Botto; Carolina Varleta; Ernesto Malbrán; Héctor Noguera; Héctor Morales.


Sofia is a young Spanish girl who loses her mother to an illness. An enigmatic letter falls into her hands, one that her mother sent to Chile when she was alive. The letter is returned by the post office when the recipient could not be found. The content of the letter raises stirring questions in Sofia, who then embarks on an adventure filled journey south of the world. The destination: An unknown and remote town called 'Desierto Sur'.


Marta Etura (Dark Blue Almost Black; 13 Roses ; Vientos de Agua).

Festivals | Highlights

WINNER: WP & Prized at Mannheim-Heidelberg iff in Competition : Audience Award Young Jury Award , Best Director , Best Actress // WINNER: Special Jury Award and Best Actress at Viña del Mar iff // Guadalajara IFF 08 in Competition //


...Rising Spanish thesp Marta Etura ('DarkBlueAlmostBlack') holds pic's emotional compass in hand with an impressive perf...Spain and other markets will catch film in order to stoke Etura's star power...ROBERT KOEHLER-VARIETY

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