Chile, 1976. Carmen heads off to her beach house to supervise its renovation. Her husband, children and grandchildren come back and forth during the winter vacation. When the family priest asks her to take care of a young man he is sheltering in secret, Carmen steps onto unexplored territories, away from the quiet life she is used to.

Original Title 1976
German Title 1976
French Title 1976
Other Titles 1976
Directed by Manuela Martelli
Country Chile
Available Formats
Screenplay Manuela Martelli, Alejandra Moffat
Film Editing Camila Mercadal
Soundtrack Mariá Portugal
Cinematography Yarará Rodríguez
Sound Jesica Suárez
Décors Francisca Correa
Costumes Pilar Calderon
Production Cinestación Chile
Runtime 95 Min.
Language Spanisch/d/f
Aline Kuppenheim Carmen
Nicolás Sepúlveda Elías
Hugo Medina Padre Sánchez
Alejandro Goic Miguel
Carmen Gloria Martínez Estela
Antonia Zegers Raquel
Marcial Tagle Osvaldo
Amalia Kassai Leonor
Gabriel Urzúa Tomás

Cannes 2022
Quinzaine des réalisateurs

Toulouse - Cinéma en Construction
Grand Prix, Special Prize
Le Film Français-Prize

Jerusalem Film Festival 2022
Preis Bestes internationales Filmdebüt (Manuela Martelli)
Award for International Cinema

London Film Festival 2022

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2022
Horizontes Latinos

Tokyo International Film Festival 2022

Brussels International Film Festival 2022

Melbourne International Film Festival

Cine de Lima (PUCP)

World Cinema Amsterdam Film Festival

«Die Mischung aus Charakterstudie, Hitchcock’scher Intrige und exzellenter Hauptdarstellerin Aline Kuppenheim sorgt für eine spannungsgeladene Geschichte.» Screen International

«1976 erzählt aus der Sicht einer Frau, was die Diktatur Pinochets den Menschen angetan hat.» Variety

«Der chilenische Film 1976 zeigt, wie die Diktatur durch die kleinen Ritzen sickert.» Radio france international

«Elle filme avec une discrète dignité, à ‹hauteur de femme›, sans jamais se servir d’elle comme le faire valoir d›une cause ou d›un combat politique.» Rayonvert

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