30.09. - 09.10.2021

Naomi Campbel Chile 2013 | 83 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Camila José Donoso

CAMILA JOSÉ DONOSO (*1988) studied film and is a director and screenplay writer. In 2016, she founded Transfrontera, a school for experimental film in Arica, Chile.

Nicolás Videla

Nicolás Videla studied film in Chile and made the short film Las Zonas Seguras in 2011. Naomi Campbel is his debut feature.

rated for 0 + years
Yermén is transsexual and works as a fortune-teller. By night, she roams her run-down district in Santiago armed with a VHS camera and films stray dogs and neighbours, some of whom think she's a witch. Yermén's dream is a sex change operation. She tries her luck in a TV show with plastic surgery as a prize. There she meets a mysterious migrant woman, who has a very different goal: to look like Naomi Campbell. Like the protagonist, in its use of aesthetic means the film is "somewhere in between", combining documentary with a minimalist fictional plot that describes Yermén's transformation into the person she has always been.
Original title: Naomi Campbel
Film type: Hybrid
Original language:
Section: Vitrina
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Camila José Donoso, Nicolás Videla
Screenplay: Nicolás Videla, Camila José Donoso
Cast: Paula Dinamarca, Ingrid Mancilla, Camilo Carmona, Josefina
Producer: Rocío Romero, Catalina Donoso
Director of Photography: Matías Illanes
Music: Carlos Collío
Production Design: Nicolás Oyarce
Editor: Nicolás Videla, Daniela Camino
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Obra Cine
Production: Mimbre Producciones; Cusicanqui Films
Contact: Pablo Mazzola, Obra Cine:


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