Las Plantas

Las Plantas / Plants

A film by Roberto Doveris

This film was screened as a part of the 2016 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF19)

Co-presented by Austin Film Society

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Las Plantas

 

Chile, Drama/Fantasy/Coming of Age, 2015
93 min, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

For the first time Florencia (17) will have to take care of her older brother, who is in a vegetative state, on her own. Trying to survive with limited means and with no one assisting them, she becomes obsessed with a comic called “Las Plantas,” which tells the story of plant souls invading human bodies during the full moon. At the same time, Florencia starts to explore her sexuality, meeting strangers through the Internet.

North American Premiere

www.ninaninofilms.com/las-plantas-the-plants-2015

About the director

Roberto_DoverisRoberto Doveris (28) holds a Master in Art Theory from the Universidad de Chile. In 2010 he established his own production company Niña Niño Films, where he has directed more than 30 videoclips, NGO videos, and several short films selected at international film festivals. Currently he is editor in chief at CinemaChile, the international agency to promote Chilean cinema in the world. As a producer he has won the Australab ProMeetings at FICValdivia and the Encuentros Cartagena at FICCI as best Iberoamerican producer. LAS PLANTAS is his debut feature film.

 

Credits

Producer: Roberto Doveris, Rocío Romero
Production Companies: Niña Niño Films, Mimbre Producciones
Screenwriter: Roberto Doveris
Cinematographer: Patricio Alfaro
Editor: Roberto Doveris, Pilar Rodríguez
Sound Design: Diego Aguillar
Music: Violeta Castillo, Ignacio Redard
Cast: Violeta Castillo, Mauro Vaca, Ernesto Meléndez, Ingrid Isensee, Juan Cano, Simón Mercado, Marcela de la Carrera

Print Source: Patra Spanou, patra.spanou@yahoo.com