Les États généraux du film documentaire 2015 Plein air The Pearl Button

The Pearl Button ( El botón de nácar )
Patricio Guzmán
2015 - France/Chili/Espagne - Couleur - 82'

The ocean contains the history of all humanity. The sea receives impetus from the stars and transmits it to living creatures. Water, the longest border in Chile, also holds the secret of two mysterious buttons, which were found on its ocean floor. Chile, with its 2,670 miles of coastline and the largest archipelago in the world, contains the voices of the Patagonian Indigenous people, the first English sailors and also those of its political prisoners. Some say that water has memory. This film shows that it also has a voice.

Photography : Katell Djian
Sound : Jean-Jacques Quinet, Álvaro Silva Wuth
Editing : Emmanuelle Joly
Music : José Miguel Miranda, José Miguel Tobar, Hughes Maréchal
Production : Atacama Productions, Valdivia Film, Mediapro
Distribution : Pyramide international
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