DIRECTOR(S) BIOGRAPHYAt the age of 23, Matías Bize directed “Saturday” (2003) with which he won the Rainer Werner Fassbinder Award at the Mannheim-Heidelberg Festival. It was followed by “In the bed” (2005), which received more than forty international awards after celebrating its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival, where he also premiered “About Crying” (2006). Later came “The Life of the Fish” (2010) and “The Memory of War” (2015), both premiered at the Venice Film Festival. In the Dominican Republic, he directed “7:20 Once a Week ” (2019), a film that was born as a remake of “In the Bed” to finally become an original feature film. At the hardest moment of the lockdown, he directed “Private Messages” (2022), a choral film in which the director invited his closest actors to record themselves with their own cell phones and build a story based on true stories. “The Punishment” (2022) is his latest film, which premiered at the Official Competition of the Tallinn Black Nights FF.
PRODUCER(S)Adrián Solar, Rocío Gort, Fernando Bascuñán, Sebastián Olivari, Ignacio Rey
CASTAntonia Zegers, Néstor Cantillana, Catalina Saavedra, Yair Juri