Land of ashes

2019 - 80 min - Fiction - Costa Rica, Argentina, Chile and France
In coproduction with Sputnik (Costa Rica), La Post Producciones (Chile) and Promenade Films (France).
With the Support of IBERMEDIA, Aide aux cinémas du Monde, World Cinema Fund, Tribeca Latin America Film Fund, National Fund “El Fauno”, Costa Rica International Film Festival, Cinergia, Mecenazgo Cultural


Selva has 13 year old and she refuses to grow up, since the departure of her brother and sudden death of her only motherly figure. Between imaginary landscapes and mysterious shadows, she debates whether to help her grandfather achieve his death wish, even though this means going alone through her last moments of childhood

technical info

Directed by Sofía Quiros Ubeda
Screenplay: Sofía Quiros Ubeda
Producers: Mariana Murillo, Cecilia Salim, Millaray Cortés, Matías Echeverría y Samuel Chauvin
Cinematography: Francisca Saez Agurto
Sound Design: Christian Cosgrove and Camilo Jimenez
Editor: Ariel Escalante Meza
Production Design: Carolina Lett
Music: Wissam Hojeij

artist info

Smashleen Gutiérrez, Humberto Samuels and Hortensia Smith


Winner Cine en Construcción de Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse.
Winner Catapulta FICUNAM
Primera Mirada WIP IFF Panamá
Ibermedia Cinematographic Project Development Course
NextStep Semaine de la Critique, Cannes
Tres Puertos Cine
Lobo Lab
Bolivia Lab


Cannes Film Festival, International Critics’ week 2019
Mar del Plata Film Festival, Panorama
Lima Film Festival, Perú
Santiago de Chile Film Festival (Sanfic)
The Habana Film Festival, Cuba

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