Cristóbal Arteaga

Spain, Chile 95 min min Fiction


Everything changes the day Sofía decides to admit her relationship with Paloma. Behind her parent’s supposed acceptance lies a plan to guide her daughter back to heterosexuality. And behind the couple’s caring and supportive facade lies the abuse and instability that will take them to the limit. *Catalan première

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Cristóbal Arteaga

He studied Screenplay at the Catholic University of Chile and moved to Madrid, where he studied Screenplay and Direction at the Film Institute. In 2013 he shot El triste olor de la carne, premiered at Karlovy Vary, screened at D’A 2014 and awarded in Seville. He has directed six feature films with which he has toured many festivals such as Cineuropa or Gijón, where he has presented many of his works. The Construction of a Sound is the first film he shoots in his native Chile.

Filmography: Construcción de un sonido (short, 2021, D'A 2022), Homo Homini Lupus (2020), As mortes (2019, D'A 2020), La declaración de los objetos (2016, D'A 2017), Ave y nada (2015), Faro sin isla (2014), El triste olor de la carne (2013, D'A 2014)

Cristóbal Arteaga

Film information

Original Title: The Objects' Statement
Director: Cristóbal Arteaga
Script: Cristóbal Arteaga
Contact: Niños grandes
With: Xoana Baz, Aroa Berjón, Mayka Arias
Country: Spain, Chile
Year: 2016
Format: DCP
Length: 95 min min
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Edition: 2017