A young cellist is submerged by the sick love of his father, an acclaimed cellist, who does not let her be herself. Her father dies after the last concert of his daughter Mariel. This represents a break in her life because her possesive father planned everything, and she does not know how to face the world on her own. On a trip to Colonia, she discovers a person who sells trinkets to the tourists, who helps her take control of her life.
From the Waters
Villa Santo Domingo de Soriano was founded in 1624 by the first Europeans in the Banda Oriental (which is now Uruguay). This documentary re-discovers the settlement with a visit to its inhabitants and its houses, on the banks of the silent Rio Negro. The reality of this place is a reflection of a country's identity, as it tries to recover what it once was without giving up the will to prosper.
The Silent House
Laura and her father Wilson arrive at a cottage off the beaten path in order to repair it since its owner will soon put the house on sale. They will spend the night there in order to start the repairs the following morning. Everything seems to go on smoothly until Laura hears a sound that comes from outside and gets louder and louder in the upper floor of the house. Wilson goes up to see what is going on while she remains downstairs on her own waiting for her father to come down. The plot ...
A Finnish factory. A conflict between two countries. A woman between two men. What happens when one of the largest pulp mill in the world is installed in a small city in the interior of Uruguay?
C3M – Cinemateca del Tercer Mundo
A documentary film about the production and distribution of uruguayan militant cinema during the 60s
Director Mariana Viñoles documents her return from Belgium to Uruguay after five years of absence and tells the story of her father, her two brothers and an intimate friend, all of whom decided to migrate from the country during an economic crisis.
In this joyous documentary about the passion of soccer, the iconic Uruguayan musician Jaime Roos and his son reunite to embark on a journey to the South African World Cup with the Uruguayan national soccer team.
La Redota: una historia de Artigas
In 1884, the famous painter Juan Manuel Blanes, from Uruguay, is asked to create a portrait of José Artigas. There is only one drawing of his face, done in his old age so Blanes must imagine what he looked like by reading up on his ideas and learning about his life.
Las flores de mi familia
90-year-old Nivia faces an unexpected change. Her daughter Alicia, whom Nivia has lived with for ages, has found a new husband after years of widowhood and understandably wants to move in with him. Nivia disapprove of the relationship and accuses her daughter of abandoning her. Both women embark on a profound and revealing journey where the longing for a new love and the fear of growing old alone inevitably lead to a clash between mother and daughter. The director, Nivia's grandson and ...
A Bullet for Che
Ethel is a 60-year-old psychoanalyst who chose to access documents declassified by the Uruguayan goverment to know the identity of the perpetrators of the death of her husband. His death occured on August 17th 1961 at a University ceremony where Che Guevara delivered one of his first speeches after the revolutionary triumph of the Cuban revolution. The bullet that killed a history teacher was considered a failed attack against Che Guevara planned by the CIA.
The Crop of the Invisible Flower
The Crop of the Invisible Flower is a daily painting of a group of people who have been struck by forzed dissapearances on Uruguay. The documentary follows them through 5 years, starting from the first triump of the left on the country, exploring reality through their eyes. The movie also explores the search for the truth on a society divided by justice and memory.
Too Much Water
A young woman vacationing in a lonely country house, fills her backyard pool every night found in it empty by the morning. Strange neighbors and even stranger circumstances start to getting her paranoid about where the water is actually going.
A rainy night in Montevideo. Two brothers escape the city in their car. They just did something serious. A clumsy and untidy escape, where regret and guilt weigh more than thought.
After being fired from his job, Norberto tries his luck as a real estate agent, but he doesn't tell his wife right away. His new boss advises him to take an assertiveness course to overcome his shyness, and Norberto starts taking classes in an acting workshop for beginners. While he works toward the quarterly festival, Norberto fails to get his wife and clients to believe anything he says, but he finds out he is very good at lying to himself.
Achuras 2: Feto Voodoo
A fierce rock'n'roll band (OLGAS) decides to lock themselves up in a haunted house for songwriting inspiration. A cascade of voodoo shenanigans, zombie vomit and drug-fueled killings ensues.
Two inmates at Canelones prison fight for a better future, running a voluntary rehabilitation programme.
Helices: Revelando una tragedia
On a Sunday of 1971 in Montevideo, a crowd waited anxiously to see a military show involving helicopter maneuvers. In a matter of seconds, the quiet weekend scene turned into a nightmare: two helicopters collided with each other, causing the death of several spectators. This is the first time that a Uruguayan documentary addresses these events, hidden for 40 years.
From the White Houses
Summer is ending and the family hasn't been to the old summerhouse in years. A neighbor calls, warning about noises. Two cousins, Pablo and Nico, have to go and find out what happened, not knowing that they'll find something more than a burglary.
The Streets of My Town
The young woman lives in a forest together with other fantastic beings: a giant cat and a man who dances among the trees. One day she decides to get out of the forest to explore. She arrives to an uninhabited city (Punta del Este), and to an inhabited city (Maldonado).
It had been 36 years since the popular basketball team Aguada had won the cup, and the illusion ignites when they reach the finals of the 2013 Uruguayan Championship. Perseverance, passion and memories are protagonists in a story that will reveal that Aguada is not just a club; it is a neighborhood, an identity, a great family and a love.
Sailing on a Uruguayan Navy ship, a group of soldiers sees their lives consumed by risk and fatigue. Their destination is Antarctica and they will cross the stormy ocean to deliver supplies to a scientific base. Their journey, often interrupted by icebergs, is long and fraught with danger. Upon reaching their destination, the landscape becomes dominant and the men slowly disappear. There, in the midst of the storm, all traces of humanity have been erased and the world dilutes us in the ...
Pablo is 9 years old and lives alone with his father. One night, the father becomes ill and the boy has to go to the city to seek help. To do this, he will have to cross the forest on a dark journey - in which he will understand how much he loves and is loved by his father.