AND THE WHOLE SKY FIT IN THE DEAD COW’S EYE

Florida Premiere

DIRECTED BY Francisca Alegria

Country: Chile
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English
Original Title: Y TODO EL CIELO CUPO EN EL OJO DE LA VACA MUERTA

Running Time: 19min
Film Year: 2016
Category: Miami Film 2017

Emeteria, is an old lady, who is visited by the ghost of her patrón¸ Teodoro, whom she believes is coming to take her to the afterlife, when in fact he comes bearing more devastating news. Magical realism sets the tone to this visual and deeply moving journey of a mother trying to save her son’s life.

This film screens as a collection of the MIAMI FILM 2017 Shorts.

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credits

Director: Francisca Alegria
Producer: Birgit Gernboeck, Augusto Matte, Florencia Larrea
Screenwriter: Francisca Alegria
Executive Producer: Francisca Barraza, Lucas Engel, Joaquin Echeverría

Music: José Ignacio Badía Berner
Cinematographer: Matias Illanes
Editor: Francisca Alegria, Andrea Chignoli

Cast: Catalina Saavedra, Shenda Román, Luis Dubó, Gregory Cohen

Francisca Alegria

Francisca Alegria was born in Chile. Her undergraduate thesis “On the Table” was selected to several film festival and competed at the Valdivia Film Festival. In 2012 she joined the MFA in Screenwriting/Directing at Columbia University where she met a group of international filmmakers with whom she started a Film Collective “Braking Wave”. “And the Whole Sky Fit in the Dead Cow’s Eye” is her Thesis Film. She is currently working with Chilean based production house Jirafa on her first feature The Willow.

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