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Nostalgia for the Light

Nostalgia de la luz

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Directed by Patricio Guzmán
Chile, Spain, 2010
Documentary, Drama

Synopsis

The Atacama desert sky is so clear that scientists can see out into the universe. It is also a place where the heat preserves human remains. As astronomers gather in search of alien life, so do a group of women, digging for their relatives who disappeared under Chile’s dictatorship.

Synopsis

The Atacama desert sky is so clear that scientists can see out into the universe. It is also a place where the heat preserves human remains. As astronomers gather in search of alien life, so do a group of women, digging for their relatives who disappeared under Chile’s dictatorship.

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Nostalgia for the LightDirected byPatricio Guzmán

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2010 | Winner: Prix Chalais (Special Screening)
Toronto International Film Festival
2010 | Winner: Audience Award
2010 | 2nd place: People's Choice Award (Documentary)
Village Voice Film Poll
2011 | 3rd place: Best Documentary Feature Film

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