El entusiasmo


El entusiasmo

Ricardo LarraínChile – 1999

"El entusiasmo" is set in Chile in 1980. Three young people, Guillermo, Fernando and Isabel meet and become friends during the dictatorship years. Ten years later, Fernando and Isabel are married and have a baby, and, enjoying the new political freedom, they move to another part of the country where they meet Guillermo again.
It is the story of the chilean society right after Pinochets military dictatorship.

Original Title El entusiasmo
German Title Enthusiasmus
French Title L'enthousiasme
Other Titles L'entusiasmo
Directed by Ricardo Larraín
Country Chile
Available Formats 35mm
Screenplay Ricardo Larrain, Jorge Goldberg
Film Editing Danielle Fillios
Soundtrack Jorge Arriagada
Cinematography Esteban Courtalon
Sound Marcos de Aguirre
Production CineXXI (Chile), Paraiso (Frankreich), Cartel (Spanien)
Runtime 108 Min.
Language Spanisch/d/f
Maribel Verdu Isabel
Alvaro Escobar Fernando
Alvaro Rudolphi Guillermo
Carmen Maura Maria
Gianfranco Lebrini Miguel

"Larrain beschreibt den schwierigen Umgang mit der neu gewonnenen Freiheit, und er schafft dies in einer visuell und musikalisch ebenso gewagten wie spannungsvollen Art." - Frankfurter Rundschau


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