La novia del desierto
Title: The Desert Bride
Director: Cecilia Atán, Valeria Pivato
Script: Cecilia Atán, Valeria Pivato
Country: Argentina | Chile
Year: 2017


54-year-old Teresa has worked for decades as a live-in maid with a family in Buenos Aires. When the family sells the house, she is forced to take a job in the distant town of San Juan. Although feeling uncomfortable with traveling, she embarks on a journey through the desert. What seemed like the end of her world will ultimately prove her salvation.

Film Festivals & Awards

  • Cannes 2017 | Official Selection — Un Certain Regard
  • Jerusalem 2017 | Official Selection — Debuts Section
  • Philadelphia 2017 | Official Selection — First Feature Competition
  • San Sebastian 2017 | Official Selection — Horizontes Latinos Section
  • Toulouse 2017 | Cinéma en Construction Award | Special CINE+ Award
  • Zurich 2017 | Official Selection — International Feature Film Competition