Project Description


Feature film by David Belmar ⎪ Drama ⎪ 2015 ⎪ Digital 4K ⎪ 86′

Luis, a family man, and Miguel, his older son, are laborers at a sawmill in the mountains in southern Chile. Solitude and sadness drive Miguel to migrate to the city and start over. Due to the instability in his work and his monotonous existence, Luis will try to change his life, but destiny will want something different.

Title: El Origen del Cielo (aka The Origin of Heaven)
Director: David Belmar
Script: David Belmar
Executive Producers: Joy Penroz – Sylvain Grain
Photography: Andrés Gallegos
Line Producer: Joy Penroz
Art: Marianela López
Sound: Hardy Cotal
Editing: David Belmar – Sebastian Brahm
Music: Sébastien Souchois
Coproduction: Raki Ltda. (Chile) – Labodigital (México)
Associates Producers: Camilo Klein – Franck Saint-Cast
International Sales: The Open Reel

Language: Spanish
Duration: 86 minutes
Format: 4K / DCP / 5.1

Filmed in the region of Araucania, Southern Chile – Malalcahuello – Curacautín – Temuco.
Film funded by the Audiovisual Development Fund 2014 of the National Council for Culture and Arts, Chile – Project approved by the Regional Council (CORE) and funded by the Regional Government of Araucanía.

Andrés Eliquitay – Nelson Venegas – Carolina Sade – Nuri Cid – Hector Aguilar – Aníbal Barrera
[22˚] FIC Valdivia 2015 – Oficial Selection, National Feature Film
19˚ Festival de Malaga. Cine Español – Oficial Selection, Territorio Latinoamericano
BioBioCine 2016 – Special jury award, International feature film
2° FICMY – Festival de Cine de Merida y Yucatan – Oficial Selection, First Feature Film