La buena vidaTeresa and Patricia
The Good Life

Andrés Wood
Chile/Argentina/Spain/France, Drama, 2008
108 min, 35mm, Color
Spanish [NO subtitles]

La buena vida tells the story of four characters that, while strangers to each other, live in the same bustling city. All of them chase after their dreams: Teresa tries to rescue lives as a psychologist; Edmundo is a hairdresser who dreams of owning a car; Mario wishes to join the Philharmonic; and Patricia works on surviving daily life. As they chase after their dreams, but struggle with misfortune, all of the characters Edmundowill be surprised by where life takes them.


Mature audiences


Regal Metropolitan, Wednesday April 29, 6 PM

Note: this film is in Spanish, without subtitles. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Andrés Wood, born in 1965 in Chile, graduated with a degree in economics from the University of Chile before he headed to the University of New York to study film. After his return to Chile, Wood directed his first full-length film, Historias de fútbol, which was received with critical praise. His 2004 film Machuca garnered nominations and awards from across the globe, including wins at the Viña del Mar Film Festival and the Vancouver International Film Festival.

la_buena_vida_pProducer: Andrés Wood, Mamoun Hassan, Gerardo Herrero, Diego Dubcovsky
Screenwriter: Mamoun Hassan
Cinematographer: Miguel Littín
Editor: Andrea Chignoli
Music: José Miguel Miranda, José Miguel Tobar
Cast: Aline Kuppenheim, Manuela Martelli, Eduardo Paxeco, Roberto Farias