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Nostalgia for the light

Nostalgia for the light

A Feature film by Patricio Guzman

Produced by Atacama Productions

Release in France : 27/10/2010

    Synopsis

    In Chile, at three thousand metres altitude, astronomers from all over the world gather together in the Atacama desert to observe the stars. The desert sky is so translucent that it allows them to see right to the boundaries of the universe. It is also a place where the harsh heat of the sun keeps human remains intact: those of the mummies, explorers and miners. But also the remains of the dictatorship’s political prisoners. Whilst the astronomers examine the most distant galaxies in search of probable extraterrestrial life, at the foot of the observatories a group of women are digging through the desert soil in search of their disappeared relatives…

    Videos (2)

    26/10/2010

    Nostalgia for the light

    Spanish trailer (english subtitles)

    04/11/2014

    Nostalgia for the light

    Spanish trailer (french subtitles)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Atacama Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pyramide International

    Foreign production companies :

    Blinker Filmproduktion, Cronomedia

    French distribution :

    Pyramide Distribution

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    Photos (8)

    Full credits (11)

    Assistant Director :

    Cristobal Vicente

    Screenwriter :

    Patricio Guzman

    Sound Recordist :

    Freddy Gonzales

    Editors :

    Patricio Guzman, Emmanuelle Joly

    Special Effects :

    Eric Salleron

    Still Photographer :

    Cristobal Vicente

    Line producer :

    Veronica Rosselot

    Director of photography :

    Katell Djian

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Laurence Granec, Karine Ménard

    Sound Editor :

    Jean-Jacques Quinet

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean-Jacques Quinet

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Production language :

    French, Spanish

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Germany, Chile, Spain

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Germany, Chile, Spain)

    Production year :

    2010

    French release :

    27/10/2010

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    121.200

    Visa issue date :

    05/10/2010

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Posters (1)

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    News (4)

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    Delegations (2)

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