Las Cosas Simples

The Simple Things


Direction: Álvaro Anguita Araya
Screenplay: Álvaro Anguita
Production company: Equeco
Producer: Pablo Calisto
Cinematography: Tomás Alzamora
Edition: Diego Méndez
Sound: Mauro Beltrán
Music: Martín Schlotfeldt
Artistic direction: Michelle Mege
Cast: Catalina Saavedra, Ana Reeves, Carlos Felipe Montero


Runtime: 26:00
Format: Digital
Dialogues: Spanish
Country: Chile
Year: 2015


Penelope lives with her mother, who?s suffering from Alzheimer's. One day she meets Ulises, an old homeless man with no memory and no papers, and convinces him that he?s her father.


#Women #Family #LatinAmerica #Clermont-Ferrand #DiseaseAndDisability #Ageing

Year Festival Country Award
2016 Lakino - Festival Latinoamericano de Cortometrajes de Berlín Germany Best short film
2016 Clermont-Ferrand - International Short Film Festival France Grand Prix for International Film
2016 Du grain Démoudre International Film Festival France Best Short Film
2016 FICBUEU - Festival Internacional Cortometrajes Spain
2016 Festival del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano de La Habana Cuba
2016 Melbourne International Film Festival Australia
2015 Festival Biarritz Amérique Latine France
2016 CINÉLATINO - Rencontres Cinémas d'Amérique Latine de Toulouse France
2016 Brussels Short Film Festival Belgium
2016 Jeonju International Film Festival Korea South
2016 International Best of Short Films Festival - La Ciotat France
2016 Tabor Film Festival Croatia
2016 Curta Kinoforum - São Paulo International Short Film Festival Brazil
2016 International Short Film Festival in DRAMA Greece
2016 FECIDISCOVI Festival Internacional de Cine sobre la Discapacidad de Collado Villalba Spain
2017 Filmfest Dresden - International Short Film Festival Germany
2017 Mostra de Cinema Llatinoamericà de Lleida Spain
2017 Prague Short Film Festival Czech Republic
2017 BISFF - Busan International Short Film Festival Korea South
2016 Zubroffka Internationa Short Film Festival Poland
2016 Lviv International Short Film Festival - Wiz Art Ukraine
2016 Festival de Courts Métrages au Clair de Lune France
2016 Court c'est Court! Short Film Festival France