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Year:
2022
Edition
RIFF 2022

Night Light

15 Minutes | Costa Rica | 2022

Synopsis

A tale about solitude narrated from the intimacy of brothers who are about to receive one of the worst news of their lives. In the midst of it all the jungle accompanies them, but it also haunts them.

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Director’s Bio

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Kim Torres is a Costa Rican screenwriter and director born in 1993. She graduated with a degree in Communication Sciences from the University of Costa Rica and a specialty in screenwriting for film and television at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC) in Mexico. Her latest short film Luz Nocturna (2022) was premiered in the Short Film Official Selection at Cannes Film Festival 75. Her short Atrapaluz (2021) was premiered in Locarno Film Festival and has been selected at Mar del Plata, New Director’s/New Films of MoMa and Film at Lincoln Center, Cinélatino Rencontres Toulouse, Fic Valdivia, among others. She is currently developing her feature film “If we don’t burn how do we light up the night” supported by Torino Film Lab and La Fabrique Cinéma at Cannes 2021.

Film Details

  • Year:
    2022
  • Genres:
  • Runtime:
    15 Minutes
  • Languages:
    Spanish
  • Countries:
    Costa Rica
  • Premiere:
    Nordic Premiere
  • Edition:
    RIFF 2022
  • Director:
    Kim Torres
  • Screenwriter:
    Kim Torres, Luisa Mora Fernández
  • Producer:
    Alejandra Vargas Carballo
  • Cast:
    Melissa C. Pérez, Valentina Chinchilla Pérez, Arturo Gael Chinchilla Pérez

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