Director

Alicia Scherson

2 Films in collection

ALICIA SCHERSON was born in Santiago de Chile in 1974. After graduating as a biologist she studied filmmaking in the Escuela de Cine de Cuba, EICTV and then received a Master in Fine Arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her first feature film "PLAY" was shot in Chile and premiered in 2005 at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, where it received the Best Director Award. It was acclaimed by the critics and received other 14 other international awards including Montreal Films du Mond, Karlovy Vary, La Habana and Indie Lisboa. PLAY has also been sold to theaters in Europe and Latin America. Her second feature TURISTAS, premiered in Tiger Competition at the Rotterdam Film Festival 2009 and is currently touring festivals worldwide. Alicia now lives in Chile where she works as a film teacher at Universidad de Chile and prepares a new movie, THE FUTURE, based on a novel by Roberto Bolaño. Filmografía / Filmography: 2007 "TOURISTS" (HD CAM- 35mm, 118 min Chili, France) with Aline Kuppenhein and Diego Noguera. Chilean Film Fund 2006. 2005 "PLAY" (HDCAM- 35mm, 110 min. Chili, France, Argentina) with Viviana Herrera and Andrés Ulloa. Parox, Chile. Festivals and awards: - Premios Pedro Sienna (Consejo de la Cultura, Chile 2006) Mejor Película 2005. Mejor Dirección. Mejor Dirección de Arte. Mejor Vestuario - Oscar representative for Chile (for Paly) - 2006. Indie Festival (Lisbon) Best Film - 2006 Stuugart Latino Film Festival. Audience Award for Play - 2006 Festival Films du Femmes (Morocco, 2006) Best Film for Play - 2006 Ariel Awards, Mexico. 2006 Nominated Silver Ariel Best Latin-American Film (Mejor Película Iberoamericana) for: Play (2005) - 2006 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Independent Camera Award for: Play - 2005 Montréal World Film Festival. Glauber Rocha Award for:Play - Skip City International D-Cinema Festival. Award for the First Time Director for:Play - 2005 three Continents Film Festival (Nantes) Audience Award - 2005 Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine SANFIC. Audience Award - 2005 Festival de Cine de Valdivia (Chile( Best Actress. Best Music Score. - Havana Film Festival 2005. Best First Feature. - Cero Latitud Festival (Quito, Ecuador, 2005) Special Jury Award - 2005 Tribeca Film Festival. Best New Narrative Filmmaker Award for: Play (2005)

Turistas (Flyer)

Turistas (2009)

Carla duda. Tiene 37 años, está casada, posiblemente embarazada y debería estar feliz mientras viaja hacia las vacaciones de verano con su marido y una moto de agua enganchada al auto. Pero quizás no quiere estar ahí. Quizás preferiría estar en la carretera con algún mochilero noruego, yendo a un hermoso parque nacional donde podría caminar entre grandes árboles y hablar sobre pájaros y viejas canciones pop con el guardaparques. Sí, quizás eso sería mejor. More

Play (Flyer)
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