Scene from the film The Other Day / El otro día
Scene from the film The Other Day / El otro día
Scene from the film The Other Day / El otro día
Scene from the film The Other Day / El otro día
Scene from the film The Other Day / El otro día

The Other Day / El otro día

  • Chile
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ENGLISH SYNOPSIS: The director follows the movement of the sun that enters through the windows of his house and illuminates various objects. He follows these movements during the day and throughout the year, discovering unsuspected associations between objects. He also observes the courtyard, the traffic of cats and birds, and the transformation of plants through the passing of the seasons. These filmings are interrupted when strangers ring the doorbell of the house and in doing so enters the film.

SINOPSIS EN CASTELLANO: El director sigue el movimiento del sol que entra por las ventanas de su casa y que ilumina diversos objetos. Sigue estos movimientos durante el día y durante el año, descubriendo asociaciones insospechadas entre los objetos iluminados. También observa el patio, el tráfico de gatos y pájaros y la transformación de las plantas con el paso de las estaciones. Estas filmaciones se interrumpen cuando desconocidos tocan el timbre de la casa y al hacerlo entran en la película.


  • Original Title
    El otro día
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Ignacio Agüero
  • Cinematography
    Ignacio Agüero, Arnaldo Rodríguez, Gabriel Díaz, Claudia Serrano
  • Editing
    Sophie França
  • Music
    Beethoven / Liszt ; J.S.Bach
  • Runtime
    122 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Chile
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Cinéma du Rèel , Paris, 2013
    • DocumentaMadrid, 2013
    • Festival Hamburg 2014
    • BAFICI 2013
    • Valdivia Film Festival 2012
  • Awards
    • Best Documentary Guadalajara International Film Festival 2013
    • Best documentary Santiago International Documentary Film Festival FIDOCS 2013
    • Excelence Prize Yamagata Film Festival 2014
    • Best documentary Antofagasta film festival 2013
    • Best Film University Film Festival UC Chile 2013
    • Best documentary Patagonia Film Festival 2014 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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