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The Women and the Passenger  //  Las Mujeres del Pasajero (Orig.)

DIR: Patricia Correa, Valentina Mac-Pherson
2012 / Chile / 52 min

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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. We don’t see or hear much of these visitors, other than the odd leg, disembodied voices and – increasingly as the film progresses – moaning. They are filmed nonchalantly, from a strange, accidental-looking angle, as if they are not important. The visitors are in fact just extras in this love story. How else could you get a positive view of love in a place like this? We follow four female cleaners during their daily rounds. They change the beds, polish the mirrors and energetically wipe down a clinical-looking sex chair. As they work, they talk about love. In spite of everything they see and hear at work, their idea of love is strikingly romantic. They put negative experiences into perspective, while positive ones make them blush. It would seem that working in this motel hasn’t made them cynical about love, but believe in it all the more.

About

Director Patricia Correa, Valentina Mac-Pherson
Screenplay Patricia Correa, Valentina Mac-Pherson
Dir. of Photography Denis Arqueros
Editing Catalina Marín
Music
Sound Alfonso Segura
Duration 52 min
Year 2012
Country Chile
Colour Colour
Tags poetic, relationships, women, work
Production Juana Films
Juana Films
Country:  Chile
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Awards

Pedro Sienna Award, 2012 ...

Pedro Sienna Award, 2012, Best Documentary Mid-length


Audience Award, FIDOCS 2012


Best Documentary, XXIV Message to Man IFF, Russia, 2012


Jury Special Mention, Planet Doc 2013



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