The Visit

Direction
Year
2013
Country
  • Cambodia
Duration
52min
Subtitles

The fields in Cambodia, are full of landmines. Every day there are accidents that involve children becoming injured whilst playing in the fields surrounding their villages. This documentary tells the story of one of these children, Ratita, who lives in the Arrupe Centre with other injured children. The best friend of Ratita is Sarin a blind girl with a charming character. Despite all their situation they have a normal routine for their age, they go to the school, talk about boys and enjoy their free time playing or making bracelets. When the summer holiday arrives, Ratita visits her mother. It will be a personal journey through her own problems, desires and destiny. (www.thevisitdocumentary.com)

Details

  • Original title
    The Visit
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Fany de la Chica
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Fany de la Chica
  • Editing
    Andrew Phillips
  • Music
    Traditional Khmer Music
  • Sound
    Adam M. Aguiar
  • Duration
    52 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2013
  • Country
    • Cambodia
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (United States)
    • American Online Film Award (United States)
    • Downtown Docfest - Belleville International Documentary Film Festival (Canada)
    • Nashik International Film Festival (India)
    • Semana Internacional de Cine de Autor de Lugo (Spain)
    • Encuentro de Video Documental Comunitatio "La imagen de los Pueblos" (Ecuador)
    • Black International Cinema Berlin (Germany)
    • Encuentro Hispanoamericano de Cine y Video Documental Independiente contra el Silencio Todas las Voces (Mexico)
    • Krakow Film Market (Poland)
    • Victoria Film Festival (Canada)
    • Spanish Film Festival of Málaga (Spain)
    • Salento International Film Festival (Italy)
    • FilmFest Rejected (Austria)
    • Documentary Film Festival “Caracasdoc” (Venezuela)
    • Alcances – Atlantic Film Festival of Cadiz (Spain)
    • Muestradoc- International Documentary Festival (Colombia)
    • Saratov Sufferings International Film Festival of Documentary Drama (Russia)
    • LIDF- London International Documentary Festival (United Kingdom)
    • MARFICI – International Independent Film Festival of Mar de Plata (Argentina)
    • Film Festival of Ituzaingo (Argentina)
    • Community meeting video documentary “Image of Peoples” (Ecuador)
    • Arkipel International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival (Indonesia)
    • Eko International Film Festival (Nigeria)
    • Film Festival of Girona (Spain)
    • Ko&Digital- International film festival solidarity (Spain)
    • Regent Park Film Festival (Canada)
    • Dokubazaar – Ljubljana Independent Documentary Film Festival (Slovenia)
  • Awards
    • WORLDFEST - HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL (United States)
    • PLATINUM REMI FOR THE BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY
    • Bogota Human Rights International Film Festival (Colombia)
    • Best International Documentary
    • International festival of invisible cinema “Filme Sozialak” (Spain)
    • Special Jury Mention
    • PREMIOS ASECAN (Spain)
    • Nominated for the Best Documentary

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