Algunas Bestias

Jorge Riquelme Serrano

Chile 98 min Catalan premiere Fiction

Synopsis

A family enthusiastically disembarks on a deserted island on Chile’s southern coast with the dream of building a tourist hotel. When the man who brought them across from the continent disappears, the family is trapped on the island. Suffering from the cold, with no water or assurances, the spirits and good manners start fading to reveal the beasts hidden within the family. Second feature film by its director.

Themes

Latin American CinemaSexSocial IssuesThriller

Director

Jorge Riquelme Serrano

(Santiago de Chile, 1981) In 2015 he created the production company Laberinto Films, with which he shot his two feature films. His debut, Chamaleon, premiered worldwide at the BFI festival in London and was awarded with Pedro Sienna award from the Chilean film industry for best director. Some Beasts won three Cine en Construcción 35 awards in Toulouse and was released in San Sebastián.

Filmography: Algunas bestias (2019), Camaleón (2016)

Jorge Riquelme Serrano

Film information

Int. title: Some Beasts
Address: Jorge Riquelme Serrano
Script: Jorge Riquelme Serrano, Nicolás Diodovich
Contact: El Sur Films
With: Paulina García, Alfredo Castro, Andrew Bargsted
Country: Chile
Year: 2019
Format: DCP
Length: 98 min
Language: Spanish
Edition: 2020

Awards

New Directors Award in San Sebastian and Special Jury Prize and Best Direction in Havana

Poster

Algunas Bestias