Scene from the film Daughter
Scene from the film Daughter
Scene from the film Daughter
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This is the story of a mother and daughter who cross Chile in search of a relative they both don't know. The mother hopes to find her sister while the daughter expects to find her real father. Along a 2000 km road, they will be forced to confront their childhood expectations with a present which may prove to be even more uncertain and hostile than the fantasies involved in building their identities.

Daughter is a journey where lies become reality and where the reality takes the shape of a film: that of a documentary road movie based on imaginary facts.


  • Original title
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    María Paz Gonzáles
  • DOP
    María Paz Gonzáles
  • Editing
    Brian Jacobs, Danielle Fillios
  • Music
    Fernando Milagros
  • Sound
    Juan Pablo Maríquez
  • Duration
    83 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Chile
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Awards
    • Best Documentary, FIDOCS 2011
    • Best First Film, MiradasDoc, 2012
    • Special Mention, Lima Film Festival 2012
    • Best Director, UNASUR Film Festival, 2012 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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