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Cielo (2017)

A love poem to the night sky, set in the Atacama Desert, Chile.

Director:

Alison McAlpine

Writer:

Alison McAlpine
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Cielo is a cinematic reverie on the crazy beauty of the night sky, as experienced in the Atacama Desert, Chile, one of the best places on our planet to explore and contemplate its splendor. Director Alison McAlpine's sublime nonfiction film drifts between science and spirituality, the arid land, desert shores and lush galaxies, expanding the limits of our earthling imaginations. Planet Hunters in the Atacama's astronomical observatories and the desert dwellers who work the land and sea share their evocative visions of the stars and planets, their mythic stories and existential queries with remarkable openness and a contagious sense of wonder. A love poem for the night sky, Cielo transports us to a space, quiet and calm, within which we can ponder the infinite and unknown. Written by Sean Farnel

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Country:

Chile | Canada

Language:

Spanish | English | French

Release Date:

15 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tähistaevas See more »

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Dolby Digital

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14 August 2018 | by janekeanSee all my reviews

The imagery is beautiful and I could just watch that, but you added indigenous and scientific stories very powerful. I challenge anyone who sees this movie not want to go to the Atacama desert


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