In the land of the Zapatistas, Augusto Pinochet and Fidel Castro, what are the stories Latin Americans have been telling to confront their troubled past?

The film travels to five Latin American cities, to meet with famous crime novelists Leonardo Padura (Havana), Luis Sepulveda (Santiago), Paco Ignacio Taibo II (Mexico City), Santiago Roncagliolo (Lima) and Claudia Pineiro (Buenos Aires). Through their stories, we discover a unique genre of flourishing literature, strikingly different from its North American or Nordic counterparts: it’s political, dark and crimes are committed by the state itself.

Discover Latin America through an explosive fusion of art, history and crime.




Writer | Director:
Andreas Apostolidis
Jordi Esgleas Marroi, Constanza Sandoval, Yannis Kanakis
Kriton Iliopoulos, Janine Louloudi
Yuri Averof
Mathieu Coupat, Julien Baril
Rea Apostolides & Yuri Averof (Anemon), Estelle Robin You (Les Films du Balibari - Point du Jour) and Sergio Muñoz. Co-produced with ARTE G.E.I.E., the Greek Film Centre, ERT and TV UNAM , In association with Histoire and TVO. Supported by CREATIVE EUROPE, CNC, Region Pays de Loire, Procirep - Angoa, Filmoteca UNAM
World distribution:
Doris Weitzel Director of Sales / Point du Jour International 37-39, rue Saint-Sébastien - F-75011 Paris tel.: +33 -1 75 44 80 88 / cell: +33 - 6 03 13 15 68 www.pointdujour-international.com


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