Film of the week: ”Joven y alocada” (Young & Wild) by Marialy Rivas (Making off video)

16/12/2011 at 6:00 pm Leave a comment

For this “Film of the Week” section Latin America Film presents  ”Joven y alocada’‘. A chilean film by director Marialy Rivas who after “Cinema under construction” at the last San Sebastian Film Festival has been recently selected for the Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema Dramatic Competition) and the International Film Festival Berlin.
The film tells the story of Daniela, a petite, pretty teenager raised in the bosom of a strict and well-to-do evangelical family in Santiago, Chile. Daniela is also a 17-year-old who finds that her raging sexual drive is difficult to reconcile with the orders of her religion. With no outlet for her desire, Daniela taps into a rampant underground network of other horny teenagers through her sexually charged blog. As she types the gospel of her life as a fornicator online, Daniela still goes to church and prays to Jesus, “Lord, see to it that Mother doesn’t type!”
Director Marialy Rivas’s handsome debut feature is a playful and energetic coming-of-age story about a young woman who refuses to make choices that limit her pleasure. Brought to life by an attractive cast, led by the enigmatic Alicia Rodríguez, Young & Wild romps through the burning fires of religious fervor and youthful sexual energy to deliver a delightful portrait of contemporary teenage life in Santiago. (Synopsis sourced by Sundance Film Festival)
Young & Wild
Joven y alocada
90 Min

DIR Marialy Rivas
EXEC Mariane Hartard, Juan Ignacio Correa
PROD Juan de Dios Larraín, Pablo Larraín
SCR Marialy Rivas, Camila Gutiérrez, Pedro Peirano
DP Sergio Armstrong
CAST Alicia Rodríguez, Aline Küppenheim, María Gracia Omegna, Felipe Pinto, Ingrid Isensee
ED Andrea Chignoli
PROD DES Polin Garbizu
SOUND Roberto Espinoza

Source: Latamfilm


Mexico Does Record Year in Cinema Admissions Latin American nominees for Golden Globes 2012, SAG Awards and Writers Guild Awards

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed

Twitter Latam Film

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

Follow us

Latin America Film Ltd on LinkedIn

RSS deleFOCO Articles

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

Enter your email address to subscribe to our blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 9,606 other followers

%d bloggers like this: