Scene from the film Río Turbio
Scene from the film Río Turbio
Scene from the film Río Turbio
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Río Turbio

  • Argentina
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According to the myth still in force in the coal towns of Patagonia, if a woman enters a mine, the earth becomes jealous. Then, there’s collapse and death. Rio Turbio starts from a dark personal experience to transform in a film about the silence of women who live in men's villages. How to film where our presence is prohibited? How to record the resonances of what doesn’t sound? As the fog and smoke from the power plant cover the town, the voices of the women of Shady River force their way between the white of the ice and the hum of the drilling machines, until blowing up the structure of silence.


  • Original title
    Río Turbio
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Tatiana Mazú González
  • DOP
    Tatiana Mazú González
  • Editing
    Sebastián Zanzottera
  • Sound
    Julian Galay
  • Duration
    81 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Argentina
  • Colour
    • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Festivals
    • FID Marseille 2020
    • Camden IFF 2020
    • Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata 2020
    • Antofacine
    • FIDOCS 2020
    • DocLisboa 2020
    • Festival Internacional de Cine Colombiano en Buenos Aires 2020
    • Pravo Ljudski Film Festival 2020
    • MiradasDOC 2021
    • Mostra Internacional de Films de Dones de Barcelona 2021
    • Docmontevideo 2021
    • Proyecto Ballena, CCK
  • Awards
    • Prix Georges de Beauregard / FID Marseille 2020 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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