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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
12A
Cast
Santi Ahumada
Emiliano Freifeld
Paola Giannini
Francisco Pérez-Bannen.
Directors
Dominga Sotomayor Castillo.
Screenwriters
Dominga Sotomayor Castillo.
Running Time
96 minutes

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Thursday Till Sunday
Assured Chilean debut


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Plot
Ten year-old Lucia (Ahumada) has to face up to every child's nightmare: a long-distance car trip with her family. It's not helped by her parents' relationship strife which offers a pained backdrop to long hours crossing the barren Chilean countryside.


Review
Thursday Till Sunday
A Chilean tweenager susses the fissures in her parents’ marriage in debutant Dominga Sotomayor Castillo’s study of the loss of innocence, which achieves its mood of tense intimacy through the grumblings, glances and gestures exchanged in a claustrophobic road trip.


Verdict
An impressive debut by Castillo.


Reviewed by David Hughes

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