Tierra Yerma (Wastelands)

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In Chile, when they return from their work as mercenaries in Iraq, two brothers struggle against the horror of their PTS. When Pelao commits suicide, Jorge goes off on a trip with his brother’s ex-wife to scatter his ashes in their native village, Altiplano. Tierra Yerma (Wastelands) is a powerful and intimate drama about the hidden face of war, love and rivalry between brothers, and guilt and forgiveness.

Format : Feature film
Year of production : 2016
Direction and scenario : Miriam HEARD 
Production :
Echo Art Films/Altiplano (UK)
Forastero (Chili)


Selections 2016 : 
– Eurasia International Film Festival, Almaty, Kazakhstan – Official Competition
– World Film Festival Bangkok, Thaïlande
– HANNIF Hanoi International Film Festival, Hanoi, Vietnam – World Cinema Program
– VINA (FicVina), Vina del Mar, Chili – Out of competition
– Arica Nativa, Arica, Chili – Official Competition
– International Film Festival of India, Goa – Cinema of the World