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The Wandering Soap Opera (2017)

La Telenovela Errante (original title)
The film revolves around the concept of soap opera. Its structure is based on the assumption that Chilean reality does not exist, but rather is an ensemble of soap operas.

Directors:

Raoul Ruiz (as Raúl Ruiz), Valeria Sarmiento

Writers:

Pía Rey, Raoul Ruiz
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Alarcón Luis Alarcón
Patricia Rivadeneira Patricia Rivadeneira
Francisco Reyes
Consuelo Castillo Consuelo Castillo
Roberto Poblete Roberto Poblete
Liliana García Liliana García
Mauricio Pesutic Mauricio Pesutic
Leticia Garrido Leticia Garrido
Marcial Edwards Marcial Edwards ... Locutor de radio
Fernando Bordeu Fernando Bordeu
Maria Erica Ramos Maria Erica Ramos
Carlos Matamala Carlos Matamala
Marcela Arroyave Marcela Arroyave
Mario Lorca Mario Lorca
Roberto Chignoli Roberto Chignoli
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The film revolves around the concept of soap opera. Its structure is based on the assumption that Chilean reality does not exist, but rather is an ensemble of soap operas. There are four audiovisual provinces, and the threat of war is felt among the factions. The political and economic problems are immersed in a fictional jelly divided into evening episodes. The entire Chilean reality is viewed from the point of view of the soap opera, which acts as a revealing filter of this same reality.

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Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

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Trivia

The footage that director Raoul Ruiz shot in Chile in November 1990 was finally edited together and released at the 70th Locarno International Film Festival in August 2017. See more »

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Referenced in Exote: La filmación de La telenovela errante (2017) See more »

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Country:

Chile

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

17 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wandering Soap Opera See more »

Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$512, 19 May 2019

Gross USA:

$3,624

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,624
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