In a secluded house in a small seaside town live four unrelated men and the woman who tends to the house and their needs. All former priests, they have been sent to this quiet exile to purge the sins of their pasts, the separation from their communities the worst form of punishment by the Church. They keep to a strict daily schedule devoid of all temptation and spontaneity, each moment a deliberate effort to atone for their wrongdoings.
- Father Vidal: Alfredo Castro
- Sandokan: Roberto Farías
- Sister Mónica: Antonia Zegers
- Father García: Marcelo Alonso
- Father Silva: Jaime Vadell
- Father Ortega: Alejandro Goic
- Father Ramírez: Alejandro Sieveking
- Father Matías Lazcano: José Soza
- Father Alfonso: Francisco Reyes
- Surfer: Diego Muñoz
- Surfer: Gonzalo Valenzuela
- Surfer: Catalina Pulido
- Sandokan’s Woman: Paola Lattus
- Dog Owner: Erto Pantoja
- Dog Owner: Felipe Ríos
- …: Williams Farías
- …: Claudio Marín
- …: Horacio Donoso
- …: Arturo Donoso
- …: Luis Ignacio Meléndez
- Production Director: Eduardo Castro
- Director of Photography: Sergio Armstrong
- Producer: Pablo Larraín
- Assistant Director: Oscar Godoy
- Producer: Juan de Dios Larraín
- Sound Mixer: Miguel Hormazábal
- Second Assistant Director: Alejandro Wise
- Editor: Sebastián Sepúlveda
- Production Runner: José Luis Sepúlveda
- Original Music Composer: Carlos Cabezas
- Screenplay: Daniel Villalobos
- Art Direction: Estefania Larrain
- Sound: Mauricio Molina
- Executive Producer: Mariane Hartard
- Assistant Editor: Felipe Inostroza
- Foley: Ivo Moraga
- Executive Producer: Rocío Jadue
- Executive Producer: Juan Ignacio Correa
- Sound Recordist: Soledad Andrade
- Sound Mixer: Roberto Zuñiga
- Visual Effects: Mauro Contreras Villegas
- Additional Camera: José Luis Canales
- Data Wrangler: Eduardo Contreras
- Screenplay: Guillermo Calderón
- Steadicam Operator: Diego Miranda
- Production Manager: Pablo Pinto
- Costume Assistant: Valeria Goffreri
- Second Unit Director of Photography: Víctor Rojas
- Still Photographer: Horacio Donoso
- Assistant Editor: Daniela Camino
- Electrician: Pedro ‘Cholo’ Tapia
- Props: Antonia Corvalán
- Props: Gabriel Seisdedos
- Reno: > A club for the rare kind, but nowadays the number rose.
Sadly, this is the most boring film I have seen in the last 12 months. I have enjoyed many films what others called the worst film of the year. That means I love to take chances, but I was surprised for this which is the least liked by me from the year 2015.
I usually respect films and filmmaking, so I thought to skip reviewing it than writing negatives about it, but then I thought I hadn’t written much for the disliked films. Realised I should not go like this being neutral, because I collect my reviews and I wanted all kinds like good, bad, average for my basket.
I never considered myself an atheist or a theist, just a form of a life on the planet earth, so it’s nothing to do with the religion for my viewpoint on this. This drama about the corrupted priests was not like I expected, I kind liked the theme, but not the overall film.
It was sent to represent Chile in the recently concluded Oscars, which was a similar theme to the top award winner ‘Spotlight’ but failed to qualify for the main event. If it was based on the real then my reaction would have been different.
They have tried it with a dark comedy that I was not impressed with the overall presentation. But there were a very few good scenes and it was not enough to win me. I know the majority of those who had watched the film are saying many good stuffs about it, looks like I might be the lone black spot around here that deserves dislike votes, so come guys!! Do it!
- badelf: It just goes to prove: If you want to make a film about the most sinful, unrighteous, corrupt, immoral, evil, nasty, dastardly, bastardly, nefarious, villainous, viscous people in the world – then you just make a film about religious people.
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