Dry Hand

Animation | 7:32

In an inhospitable and barren place in Santiago de Chile, a figure with the ability to create life rises from the earth, gradually creating vegetation. Her curiosity leads her to a ruined structure, when she enters and walks through the place, she comes across a small building that emerges from the ground. As time passes in place, the figure’s powers dissipate. The burden of having lost the ability to create life and the chaotic setting full of buildings drive her away from the place. Upon managing to escape, the silhouette is buried in the place where it was born and became one with it.

She is eventually reborn as a spirit of the place.

Director Biography

Isis Catrin has worked in various areas of audiovisual projects: In 2020 she made her first short film “El Cielo Recuerda el Fin” that talked about the permanence of the sense of the loss of a child since the military civic dictatorship in Chile. Since then, to date, she has directed video clips of different musical genres such as Trova and hip-hop related to the Chilean social and antisocial events. Currently in 2022, she premieres her Non-Fiction short film “Mano Seca”, this being her debut film out of film school.
Director(s) Isis Catrin
Producer(s) Isis Catrin



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