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El Misterio de las Lagunas, Fragmentos Andinos (The Mystery of the Lagoons, Andean Fragments)

Film
Film
Language: 
Spanish
Other languages or subtitles: 
English
Production country: 
Venezuela
Running time (In minutes): 
92
Theme: 
Documentary
Category/Format: 
Documentaries
Student film: 
No
Production year: 
January, 2011
Film Credits
About the Director: 

Atahualpa Lichy directed over 60 shorts and documentaries films, among them: 1971: - CELUI QUI VENAIT D'AILLEURS. Film adaptation of Claude Seignolle story. 1972: - SREDNI VASHTAR. With Loleh Bellon. Film adaptation of Saki story. 1980: - L'ABÉCÉDAIRE DU MARÉCHAL (THE FIELD MARSHAL ALPHABET BOOK). (Short documentary). First Prize in Cracow film Festival and in Hyeres Film Festival and Grenoble Film Festival. 1981-1984 : CLAVES - documentary series in 4 chapters of 26' : - QU'IL ÉTAIT BON MON PETIT FRANÇAIS (QUÉ SABROSO ESTABA MI FRANCÉS. COMO ERA GOSTOSO O MEU FRANCÊS) with Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Carlos Diegues, Ernesto Sabato, etc. - NOUS REVIENDRONS PLUS JEUNES (VOLVEREMOS MAS JOVENES). with Fernando Birri, Marta Rodriguez, Carlos Rebolledo etc - PETITE PATRIE, GRANDE PATRIE (PEQUEÑA PATRIA, PATRIA GRANDE) with Fernando Solanas. - MÉMOIRES DU CINÉMA CUBAIN (MEMORIAS DEL CINE CUBANO). with Tomás Gutiérez Aléa, Humberto Solás, Julio García Espinoza, Alfredo Guevara, etc. -Makhila d'or (First prize Documentary) Festival de Biarritz -1984. 1989: RIO NEGRO receiving an award for the script as the best non-produced screenplay at the International Festival Of New Cinema, Havana in 1985, and won the “Makhila d'Honneur" -Opera Prima- at the Festival of Biarritz, and "India Catalina de Oro a la Opera Prima", at the Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias (Colombia).

Film director: 
Atahualpa Lichy
Screenplay: 
Atahualpa Lichy and Diana Lichy
Editing: 
Edwin Esmeral and Diana Lichy
Film photographer: 
José Manuel Romero and Gerard Uzcátegui
Sound: 
Efraín Rojas and Almaclara Gómez
Music: 
Rafael Salazar
Film synopsis: 
« The Mystery of the Lagoons, Andean Fragments » has as a principal stage the so called « Villages of the South », located in the region of the Venezuelan Andes. These lost villages were isolated among mountains, until a few years ago. Even though the access using four wheel drive vehicles started bringing in the “civilization” the traditions are kept, while in places with an easier access these are disappearing. The stories told with humor by the peasants and artisans will allow us to recreate old times. Trough them, we will have a lesson of life. They will tell and sing their stories for us, often accompanied by the typical Andean violin, with its rustic sound, by the guitar or the cuatro, a kind of small four string guitar which is the traditional Venezuelan instrument. The “taitas”, the Indians’ ancestors, left record of their pass in the Venezuelan Andes and their mark has remained alive in the daily life and in certain practices and believes imbued in a marked syncretism. Even when the general image of the Andean is of a fervently catholic people, we find ourselves before the presence of the “Mohanes” powerful Shamans, who still keep the secret language to dominate the elements of Nature, they are respected and feared at the same time. We will travel backwards in time, following the thread that created the legends, through oral tradition and songs that will reveal a collective conscience and the characteristics of their culture.
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Technical infos
Original Film Format: 
HD
Format Ratio: 
16/9
Video master available ?: 
Yes
Video Type: 
DVcam, Blu-ray
Publicity Infos
Publicity contact: 
Atahualpa Lichy
Publicity contact email: 
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