Tierra Yerma

Tierra Yerma (Wastelands)

a film by Miriam Heard

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.

  • 2016
  • Paprika Films (FR), Echo Art Films/Altiplano (UK), Forastero (Chili)
  • Miriam Heard
  • André Szankowski
  • Erika Pulgar-Cáceres, Guillermo Salinas
  • Amparo Aguirre
  • Amparo Aguirre
  • Jorge Arriagada
  • Luca Alverdi
  • Julio Milostich, Erto Pantoja Erto Pantoja, Heidrun Breier Heidrun Breier