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Beauty
(Nosilatiaj. La Belleza)

by Daniela SEGGIARO

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Young Yola, who belongs to the Argentinian Wichí ethnic group, lives with a white family far from her people. Is she their housemaid? The attention Yola receives from the mother, who takes care of family life single-handedly, and from her teenage daughter, Anto, cast the shadow of a doubt. As they are preparing to celebrate the daughter’s fifteenth birthday in style, their solicitude puts Yola in an increasingly awkward situation. An earthquake is in the making, as the partygoers dance on what could turn into a volcano.

Interspersing his sequences with voice-over moments in the Wichí language, Daniela Seggiaro successfully transforms everyday life into a powerful allegory that shows how the colonisers’ descendants totally fail to understand the indigenous peoples, even to the point of denying their existence. As queen of the day, Anto may well dance majestically, but beauty lies elsewhere. In the forests bordering the villages, the narrator’s people inhabit with a singular intensity the immense void of an off-screen world. CG

  • Titre français
    Beauty
  • Original title
    Nosilatiaj. La Belleza
  • Titre international
    Beauty
  • Scénario
    Daniela Seggiaro
  • Photo
    Willi Behnisch
  • Montage
    Ana Poliak. Martin Mainoli. Daniela Seggiaro
  • Musique
    Fernando Subelza
  • Interprétation
    Rosmeri Segundo, Sasa Sharet Isabel Mendoza, Ximena Banús, Víctor Hugo Carrizo; Camila Romagnolo
  • Production
    Vista Sur Films 
  • Producteur délégué
    Alvaro Urtizberea
  • Directeur artistique
    Julia Gargiulli
  • Coproduction
    Gonzalo Rodríguez Bubis. Nicolás Avruj. Diego Lerman
  • Ventes internationales
    M-appeal : films@m-appeal.com
  • Support de projection
    Blu Ray
  • Sous-titrage
    VOST électronique
  • Ratio
    1:85

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