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Valentina Mac-Pherson

Chile

Biography

Valentina Mac-Pherson graduated from Audiovisual Communications, with a minor in film-making from the university UNIACC in Santiago, Chile. During her studies and career, she was developing a major concern in the area of art direction and in the area of documentaries, always with the concern of what the images represent and mean. She has worked in Chile in television and film, for short, medium length and feature films. Also she has been involved in parallel personal film projects, and “The women and the passenger” is her first documentary film as writer, director and executive producer.


Filmography:
Short Film
"El Ascenso”.
"Ana".
"Belén".
"La Cleta".
"Tus Ojos de ayer". Co Director. (Official Selection of the Valdivia Film Festival 2004).
"Su dieta lo prohibe”.

Feature film
"Las mujeres del pasajero”. Co Director & Co Writer. (Documentary, winning of Chilean Audiovisual Fund 2010.)
“El cordero”.
“De jueves a domingo”.

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The Women and the Passenger

Las Mujeres del Pasajero (Orig.) / 2012 / Chile / 52 min

The women in this documentary have a lot of cleaning to do. They work in motel El Pasajero, where the guests generally don’t stay longer than a few hours. The rooms don’t have to be particularly beautiful, either; as long as there’s a bed on which the couples can indulge their carnal passions, sometimes under the influence of alcohol and drugs...

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