Cofralandes, Chilean Rhapsody

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Cofralandes, Chilean Rhapsody
Directed byRaúl Ruiz
Produced byChristian Aspèe
Raúl Ruiz
Written byRaúl Ruiz
StarringBernard Pautrat
Music byJorge Arriagada
CinematographyInti Briones
Edited bySaskia Berthod
Jean-Christophe Hym
Raúl Ruiz
Distributed byMargo Films
Release date
  • 2002 (2002)
Running time
312 minutes
CountryChile, France
LanguageSpanish, French

Cofralandes, Chilean Rhapsody (Spanish: Cofralandes, rapsodia chilena) is an experimental four-part 2002 Franco-Chilean digital video series written and directed by Raúl Ruiz for the Chilean Ministry of Education.[1] The first part won the Glauber Rocha Award for the Best Film from Latin America and a FIPRESCI Award at the Montreal World Film Festival in 2002 "for the director's personal exploration into his homeland, using DV in a rigorous yet playful manner".[2]

Cast[edit]

  • Bernard Pautrat as Bernard
  • Raúl Ruiz as narrator
  • Malcolm Coad as English journalist
  • Rainer Krause as German artist
  • Ignacio Agüero as Rafael
  • Mario Montilles as old Rafael
  • Marcial Edwards as guide in the Museum of Nothing
  • Javier Maldonado as guide in the Museum of the Sandwich
  • Francisco Reyes as patriotic priest
  • Amparo Noguera as patriotic priest's realist sister
  • Néstor Cantillana as country bumpkin
  • Isabel Parra as Death
  • Ángel Parra as Our Lord Jesus Christ
  • Miriam Heard as consular officer
  • Luis Villaman as Don Marat the schoolteacher
  • José Luis Barba as Cuban schoolteacher

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Le Cinéma de Raoul Ruiz: Cofralandes". rouge.com.au. Retrieved 2019-06-05.
  2. ^ "Festival awards 2002". fipresci.org. Archived from the original on 2012-05-16. Retrieved 2012-05-10.

Further reading[edit]

  • Marinescu, Andreea (2017); "Raúl Ruiz's Surrealist Documentary of Return: Le retour d'un amateur de bibliothèques (1983) and Colfralandes (2002)" in Ignacio López-Vicuña and Andreea Marinescu (eds.) Raúl Ruiz's Cinema of Inquiry, Wayne State University Press, pp. 177-196.
  • Rodríguez-Remedi, Alejandra (2009); "Cofralandes: A Formative Space for Chilean Identity" in Miriam Haddu and Joanna Page (eds.) Visual Synergies in Fiction and Documentary Film from Latin America, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 87-103.
  • Thies, Sebastian (2011); "Nomadic Narration and Deterritorialized Nationscape in Cofralandes: Rapsodia chilena (2004) by Raúl Ruiz" in Josef Raab, Sebastian Thies and Daniela Noll-Opitz (eds.) Screening the Americas: Narration of Nation in Documentary, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, pp. 273-296.

External links[edit]