October 2019, an unexpected revolution, a social explosion. One and a half million people demonstrated on the streets of Santiago for more democracy, a more dignified life, a better education, a better health system and a new Constitution. Chile had recovered its memory. The event I had been waiting for since my student struggles in 1973 finally materialised.

Festival History

San Sebastian International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival

Cast And Credits

Director : Patricio Guzmán
Producer : Renate Sachse (Atacama Production)
DOP : Samuel Lahu
Editor : Laurence Manheimer


Patricio Guzmán

Patricio Guzmán was born on August 11, 1941 in Santiago, Chile. He is a director and writer, known for ‘Nostalgia for the Light’ (2010), ‘The Southern Cross’ (1991) and ‘The Battle of Chile: Part I’ (1975).