Director: Beatriz Seigner
Section: World Cinema
Country: Brazil, France, Colombia | Year: 2018
Language(s): Spanish, Portuguese | Time: 89 mins
Nuria, 12, Fabio, 9, and their mother, Amparo, arrive in a small island in the middle of Amazonia, at the border of Brazil, Colombia, and Peru. They ran away from the Colombian armed conflict in which their father disappeared. One day, he reappears in their new house. The family is haunted by this strange secret and discovers the island is peopled with ghosts.
Beatriz Seigner is a Brazilian screenwriter and filmmaker. In 2009, she directed Bollywood Dream, the first coproduction between Brazil and India, which has been selected in over 20 international film festivals. Los silencios is her 2nd feature.