Patricio Guzmán - The trilogy of homeland

Nostalgia de la luz – Patricio Guzmán, Chile, 2010
El botón de nácar – Patricio Guzmán, Chile, 2015
La cordillera de los sueños – Patricio Guzmán, Chile, 2019


CHF 45.00 / EUR 41.80

Nostalgia de la luz
In Chile's Atacama Desert, astronomers peer deep into the cosmos in search for answers concerning the origins of life. Nearby, a group of women sift through the sand searching for body parts of loved ones, dumped unceremoniously by Pinochet's regime.

El botón de nácar
The ocean contains the history of all humanity. The sea holds all the voices of the earth and those that come from outer space. Water receives impetus from the stars and transmits it to living creatures. Water, the longest border in Chile, also holds the secret of two mysterious buttons which were found on its ocean floor. Chile, with its 2,670 miles of coastline and the largest archipelago in the world, presents a supernatural landscape. In it are volcanoes, mountains and glaciers. In it are the voices of the Patagonian Indigenous people, the first English sailors and also those of its political prisoners. Some say that water has memory. This film shows that it also has a voice.

La cordillera de los sueños
After Patricio Guzmán had travelled to the Atacama Desert in the north of Chile for «Nostalgia de la luz» and to the deepest south for «El botón de nácar» in Patagonia, he deals in the last part of the trilogy on his homeland with the central chain of Andes and the memory of the moving images. All his films are personal, but in some respects La cordillera de los sueños is the most intimate, leading the artist back to the ruins of the house of his childhood.

trigon-film dvd-edition 372
Box with 3 DVDs
Language OV spanish Subtitles deutsch, français
Length 90 | 82 | 85 min. Format 16/9 PAL, color, DD 2.0 & 5.1 Age 16 Region code All regions 
Bonus Encuentros (Sp/f/e, 35 min.), Booklet

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