The cordillera of dreams

The cordillera of dreams

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Cannes

CANNES 2019: THE CORDILLERA OF DREAMS BY PATRICIO GUZMÁN

By Mónica Delgado

As it happens with Nostalgia for the light, the exploration of territory allows e opportunity for historical metaphor, to deepen in the recent memory of Chile. The Atacama Desert as geography is used to compare the vastness of facts that remain unlooked, and as a symbol for waiting: when the night arrives, the secrets of the sky are uncovered, and that allows auscultating for constellations. The reconstruction of history always seems to be waiting a celestial phenomenon to reach justice for thousands of victims.

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