Francisca, a Chilean Youth

Award Winner

Nominated for:Best Feature Film

Film Info

Film Year: 2020

Film Duration: 90 min

Country: Chile

Language: Spanish


Rodrigo Litorriaga

Film Category

Francisca is a young girl who lives in Tocopilla, a small town in the North of Chile, found between the Atacama desert and the Pacific Ocean. She dreams to leave but she has an eight years old brother, Diego, which is imprisoned in a deep mutism. When Fernando, the Diego new’s teacher, offers to apply some new pedagogical initiatives aimed at helping him, Francisca decides to take the chance and agrees, without imagining she bogs in an irreversible issue.