:The Solitude / La Soledad
Venezuela, 2016, 89 min
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Capturing the life of real people amidst the Venezuelan crisis, La Soledad is the story of José, a young father who discovers that the dilapidated mansion he inhabits will soon be demolished. Desperate to save his family from homelessness, José begins a search for a cursed treasure that is said to be buried in the house. The film is played by the real inhabitants of the house. Capturing José’s real-life hardships through an ethereal, magic realist lens, La Soledad gives an unprecedented look at the economic catastrophe of contemporary Venezuela.
- Director Bio
- Festivals And Awards
Jorge Thielen Armand is a Venezuelan director. Jorge holds a Communication Studies BA from Concordia University in Montreal, and is an alumni of Venice Biennale College Program, the Hot Docs Accelerator and the RIDM Talent Lab. Jorge's documentary Flor de la Mar won the Jury Award for Best Documentary Short at the 2015 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, and was screened at over 20 festivals around the world. In 2015 he founded La Faena with Rodrigo Michelangeli.
La Biennale di Venezia 2016. BAFICI 2017. Audience Award - Miami FF 2017. FICCI, Cartagena 2017. Special Jury Award – Atlanta FF 2017. Honorable Mention – Nashville FF 2017.
La Faena Films
Jorge Thielen Armand