Scene from the film Witness Was The Rain
Scene from the film Witness Was The Rain
Scene from the film Witness Was The Rain
Scene from the film Witness Was The Rain
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Witness Was The Rain

  • Chile
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Lush landscapes of southern Chile witnessed the life and absence of José Huenante from his childhood until his early disappearance at the hands of cops in 2005. Today, an image of his face replete streets of Puerto Montt city with slogan: “Disappeared in democracy”.


  • Original title
    La lluvia fue testigo
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Nicolás Soto
  • DOP
    Cristóbal López Pizarro, Laura González
  • Editing
    Tania Araya, Nicolás Soto
  • Music
    La Lira Libertaria
  • Sound
    Eric Vásquez
  • Duration
    27 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Chile
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • La Serena International Film Festival
    • Puerto Montt International Film Festival
  • Awards
    • DocsBarcelona Valparaíso Documentary Film Festival, Best National Short Film
    • FICWALLMAPU Temuco International Film and Indigenous Arts Festival, Best Short Film
    • FESANCOR Santiago Chilean International Short Film Festival, First Prize National Documentary Competition
    • FEDOCHI Chiloé Documentary Film Festival, Winner Regional Competition is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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