WHAT THE WATERS LEFT BEHIND WORLD PREMIERE
Luciano and Nicolás Onetti's What the Waters Left Behind will be making its world premiere this October at the SITGES Film Festival, where it will compete in the "Midnight X-treme" category.
With a script by Carlos Goitia, Nicolás Onetti and Luciano Onetti, and starring Mirta Busnelli, Gustavo Garzon, Agustin Pardella, Victoria Maurette, Victorio D'Alessandro, Damian Dreizik, Paula Brasca, Paula Sartor, Chucho Fernandez, German Baudino, Evan Leed, and Tamara Garzon, the movie's trailer had its world premiere at CANNES Film Festival on May 20th and was the winner of the First Fantasy Film Competition organized by INCAA in Argentina.
Epecuén was one of the most important touristic villages of Argentina. Thousands of people concurred, attracted by the healing properties of its thermal waters. On November 10th 1985, a huge volume of water broke the protecting embankment and the village was submerged under ten meters of salt water. Epecuén disappeared. Thirty years later, the waters receded and the ruins of Epecuén emerged exposing a bleak and deserted landscape. The residents never returned.
The plot revolves around a group of young people that take a trip to the ruins in order to film a documentary about Epecuén. Ignoring the warnings, and after a brief tour, they get stranded in the abandoned village. Contrary to what they thought, they begin to realize that they are really not alone...
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