6.8/10
645
8 user 32 critic

Altiplano (2009)

Not Rated | | Drama | 20 August 2010 (USA)
Trailer
2:01 | Trailer
A former war photographer and her physician husband are caught up in a riot when locals in an Andean village vent their unhappiness with contamination from a nearby mine.

Directors:

, (as Jessica Hope Woodworth)

Writers:

, (as Jessica Hope Woodworth)
Reviews
4 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In a scenic Belgian village, nature is turning its back on man. How will the locals cope with this new reality?

Directors: Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth
Stars: Aurélia Poirier, Django Schrevens, Sam Louwyck
Khadak (2006)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Set in the frozen steppes of Mongolia, a young nomad confronted with his destiny after animals fall victim to a plague which threatens to eradicate nomadism.

Directors: Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth
Stars: Batzul Khayankhyarvaa, Tsetsegee Byamba, Banzar Damchaa
Madeinusa (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

14-year-old Madeinusa comes of age during the Easter festivities of her tiny, isolated village.

Director: Claudia Llosa
Stars: Magaly Solier, Carlos J. de la Torre, Yiliana Chong
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Desperate to return home from a state visit to Istanbul when his country suffers its worst-ever political crisis, but unable to fly due to a solar storm, the King of the Belgians finds himself on a tumultuous road trip across the Balkans.

Directors: Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth
Stars: Peter Van den Begin, Lucie Debay, Titus De Voogdt
Magallanes (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Magallanes, a former army soldier (Damian Alcazar) drives a taxi and eventually a driver of a retired colonel (Federico Luppi), who was in command of his troops in times of struggle against... See full summary »

Director: Salvador del Solar
Stars: Damián Alcázar, Tatiana Astengo, Jairo Camargo
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. ... See full summary »

Director: Claudia Llosa
Stars: Magaly Solier, Susi Sánchez, Efraín Solís
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.

Director: Marco Tullio Giordana
Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Jasmine Trinca
Amador (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A drama centered on a young woman who takes a summer job caring for a bed-ridden older man, and the intimate secrets they begin to share with one another.

Director: Fernando León de Aranoa
Stars: Magaly Solier, Celso Bugallo, Pietro Sibille
Tideland (2005)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination.

Director: Terry Gilliam
Stars: Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Tilly, Jodelle Ferland
Retablo (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Segundo Paucar, a 14 year old boy wants to become a master story-box maker just like his father to carry on with the family legacy. On his way to a community celebration in the Andes, ... See full summary »

Director: Alvaro Delgado Aparicio
Stars: Magaly Solier, Amiel Cayo, Junior Bejar
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Mourad Boucif
Stars: Miloud Nasiri, Magaly Solier, Tibo Vandenborre
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.

Director: Jalil Lespert
Stars: Pierre Niney, Guillaume Gallienne, Charlotte Le Bon
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Saturnina
Jasmin Tabatabai ...
Grace
...
Max
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arturo Anacarino Zarate ...
Orlando
Malku Choquehuillca ...
Malku
Edgar Condori ...
Nilo / Omar (as Edgar Alcides Condori)
...
Sami
Kian Khalili ...
Reza
Sonia Loaiza ...
Luz
Hermelinda Luján ...
Rufina
Norma Martínez ...
Mercedes
...
Paul
Antonio Quevedo ...
Un soldat (as Marco Antonio Quevedo)
Edgar Quispe ...
Ignacio
Rodolfo Rodríguez ...
Raúl
Edit

Storyline

War photographer Grace, devastated after a violent incident in Iraq, renounces her profession. Her Belgian husband, Max, is a cataract surgeon working at an eye clinic in the high Andes of Peru. Nearby, the villagers of Turubamba succumb to illnesses caused by a mercury spill from a local mine. Saturnina, a young woman in Turubamba, loses her fiancé to the contamination. Ignorant of its true source, the villagers turn their rage on the foreign doctors, and in the ensuing riot Max is killed. Grace sets out on a journey of mourning to the place of Max's death. Saturnina takes drastic measures to protest against the endless violations towards her people and her land. Grace and Saturnina's destinies merge. ALTIPLANO is a lyrical and probing film about our divided but inextricably linked world. Written by Hannelore Goossens

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

f rated | one word title | See All (2) »

Taglines:

A lyrical tragedy about sacrifice and redemption in the Andes.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Language:

| | | |

Release Date:

20 August 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fragments of Grace  »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,269, 22 August 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,754, 4 October 2010
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Filmed in 43 days. See more »

Soundtracks

Yâ habîba l-qalbi
(O beloved of my heart)
Composed by Aïcha Redouane and Habib Yammine
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An ordinary film which merges three different stories to speak about our world's sufferings.
23 April 2013 | by See all my reviews

It has been noticed that films which deal with multiple themes often fail to strike a chord in viewers' minds. It is due to the fact that while watching films,most viewers have a limited attention span which gets impaired when an endless array of plots and subplots is revealed.Belgian film "Altiplano" suffers enormously from this fate as the richness of its themes cause active viewers to question whether there is something which will tie these loose themes or they have just been included in order to get an opportunity to speak about world's problems.The main reason to watch this film is Olivier Gourmet-a famous Belgian actor who has acted in various well made,offbeat as well as excellent commercial films.Apart from Olivier Gourmet's presence viewers might develop a liking for the film's South American setting where visually rich religious imagery characterizes the behavioral patterns of its inhabitants.Finally,how human beings reach out to each other in times of grief is one of this film's recurring leitmotif.Film critic Mr.Lalit Rao saw this film during 18th European Film Festival 2013 which was held at Alliance Française De Bangalore.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 8 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial