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In Absentia

Argentina / Chile, 2002 (MIFF 2003, Fiction)

Director: Lucia Cedron

Sitting in her bathroom in a new country, Maria takes a pregnancy test. While she waits for the results, she remembers the violence and exile she escaped when she left Argentina. Won the Silver Bear at Berlin.

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