Austral Films

Movies in Spanish

Ana is a recently divorced 35-year-old architect with two little girls. She is the daughter of Chilean exiles, and was born in Costa Rica. When Ana’s daughter opens a Facebook account for her grandmother, she reconnects with a long-lost love from her university days and decides to take a trip to see him in Chile. From then on, Ana’s stability is shaken. She finds herself assuming the role and behaviors of her mother and turning into the type of woman she never wanted to be.

Camila (17) is too used to triumph. Cute and intelligent as she is, she manages to achieve any goal she sets herself.
She loves to swim and does not know failure. However, it would be the water, which has given her so much satisfaction in the past, the one that now forces her to face
the greatest adversity of her life with courage, humor and love.

EUGENIO’s dream is to win the trophy he never won as a soccer player. At 72, EUGENIO finds a last chance to fulfill his dream in a tropical dance contest. When he loses his partner, his only chance of winning will be to face his own prejudices and those of his family. Now, he will change the ball for the hall.

Lovely Letters is the swirl in the stomach when we used to look to that person we were into so
much. It´s school love, unchecked and nonsense. The leafs of the notebook that travels screaming what we feel for that special person.

Three couples of children experience for the first time the adventures and misadventures of love. The characters, between signed robes and messy chignons, talk to us about friendship, jealous, boyfriends, girlfriends and those that are not clear which they are. They explain the ways they have at their age of feel and understand, or not, that thing called love.

PICHUCO

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A teacher of the School of Popular Music in Avellaneda, together with his students, is digitizing around 500 original handwritten arrangements that are kept from Aníbal “Pichuco” Troilo orchestra. Through interviews to musicians from different generations and styles, this documentary makes a musical tour through the work of one of the most fundamental characters in the history of Tango and Argentine music.

In the midst of a convulsed country, a group of people attend a workshop of poetry that lasts only one night taught by renowned academic David Sanhueza. But the participants of this workshop conceal secrets that shape the intrigue and suspense of this story. A dying corporal, a forbidden relationship, a lost poem and an anarchic cause are some elements that mobilize this story towards an unexpected end.

After years of absence, a man returns to his town in search of redemption, but he must earn the forgiveness of the members of his family, especially, his brother.

The Rio de la Plata is the place where all music converges. It is the region where very different genres such as Tango, Rock, Candombe, Murga, Cumbia and Milonga first met, giving birth to our own unique music. Pablo Dacal, music and troubadour, sets out to find the origins of our song, meeting up with fundamental characters of the Argentinean and Uruguayan music scene. From Gustavo Santaolalla, Jorge Drexler or Fito Páez to almost unknown yet equally great artists, this film features them all in a profound look into the Rioplatense Song.

PEOPLE

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This documentary series introduces to the audience extraordinary people standing out in extraordinary circumstances.
Every episode will follow the life of a unique and remarkable, real, and many times unknown individual, and portrait their struggle to pursue their dreams.

After the death of his mother, a repressed tv writer is forced to take care of his father who is losing his memory, obsessed with his wife is still alive and lost.