Iván Fund & Santiago Loza
fiction, HD, color, 100min, 2010
Three women travel to a distant place to do welfare work. They assist, listen, stay with the unprotected. An old hospital in ruins accommodates them. The imposed group life gets more complex as they start to know each other. The relationship with the others, the community, is also difficult. But, as days go by, they will start to melt into that human landscape surrounding them. To be part of the mystery of otherness.
THE LIPS is a different way to approach cinema. It is also a film about companionship, about the meaning of being together. A gesture able to redeem, bringing apart the concept of individualism from collectivism by a very diffuse line.
The camera discovers people, it zooms into their faces and bodies finding their instant and their truth.
It’s a vital movie.
But the story of these women could be also part of a dream, a memory, a legend about those who decide to be part of this world.
IVÁN FUND Y SANTIAGO LOZA
DIRECTORS: Santiago Loza / Ivan Fund
SCREENPLAY WRITERS: Santiago Loza / Ivan Fund
PRODUCERS: Ivan Eibuszyc / Santiago Loza / Ivan Fund
CINEMATOGRAPHER: María Laura Collasso
SOUND DESIGNER: Leandro de Loredo / Alejandro Seba
ASSISTAN DIRECTOR: Eduardo Crespo
ART DIRECTOR: Adrián Suárez
EDITOR: Lorena Moriconi
MUSIC: Ivan Fund / Lisandro Rodríguez
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Ivan Eibuszyc
CO-PRODUCERS: Morocha Films / Lorena Moriconi / Tres Sonido / Patricio Toscano / Alta Definición Argentina
CAST: Victoria Raposo, Eva Bianco, Adela Sánchez, Raul Lagger
Best Director Award. BAFICI 2010. Also FEISAL Award and Asociación de Cronistas de Cine Award
Official Selection Cannes 2010. Un Certain Regard
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