Folklore and Family

Folklore and Family

2 Episodes

Francisca Alegría’s award-winning short and Lucrecia Martel’s astonishing debut weave their mysteries in remote corners of Chile and Argentina, combining provincial lore with visionary technique.

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Folklore and Family
  • And the Whole Sky Fit in the Dead Cow's Eye

    Episode 1

    Directed by Francisca Alegría • 2016 • Chile

    Emeteria (85) is visited by the ghost of her patrón, Teodoro. She believes he has come to take her to the afterlife, but he has more devastating news.

  • La Ciénaga

    Episode 2

    Directed by Lucrecia Martel • 2001 • Argentina, Spain

    The release of Lucrecia Martel's La Ciénaga heralded the arrival of an astonishingly vital and original voice in Argentine cinema. With a radical and disturbing take on narrative, beautiful cinematography, and a highly sophisticated use of on...