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María Paz González

Morir de pie
(To die on your feet)

Cruz is an actress who has dedicated her career to play different roles for medical
students in college. She is a simulated patient who performs emotions and ailments
in front of young doctors who are confronted to unknown realities for them.
One night, while she is jogging in the gym inside the building where she lives, Cruz
witnesses a body falling from above. But instead of helping the victim, she keeps
jogging. Her lack of reaction is recorded by a security camera, and is later questioned
by the police. Unable to explain what happened and confronted by the unexpected
death of an unknown person, Cruz realizes how her life seems to have been disconnected
from all natural impulses, doubting about her reactions, her job and above all,
her own affections.

María Paz González

Technical sheet

Genre: Fiction
Runtime: 90’

Production country: Chile

Production company: Quijote Films
Producer: Giancarlo Nasi

Project status : development
Estimated budget : 731 667 €
Acquired Budget : 18 333 €

Shooting country : Chile

Production company’s filmography:
Quijote Films
– White on white / Théo Court / 2019 / 100’
– Lina from Lima / María Paz González / 2019 / 83’
– The Man of the Future / Felipe Ríos / 2019 / 95’
– Marilyn / Martín Rodríguez Redondo / 2018 /80’
– The Oblivion Verses / Alireza Khatami / 2017/ 92’
– Jesús / Fernando Guzzoni / 2016 / 86’
– Land and Shade / César Acevedo / 2015 / 97’
– Chile Factory / Various directors / 2015 / 65’

Réalisatrice

María Paz González - Chile

Filmography

  • Lina from Lima / 2019 / 83’
  • Daughter / 2012 / 83’

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