The Settlers / Los Colonos (2023)

Debut feature by Felipe Gálvez, THE SETTLERS received the Fipresci International Critics Prize at Cannes 2023 and is Chile’s official submission to the 2024 Academy Awards.

Chile, early 20th century. A rich landowner hires three horsemen to fence the boundary of his extensive property and open a route to the Atlantic Ocean through the vast Patagonia. The expedition, made up of a young mixed-race Chilean, an American mercenary, and led by an impulsive British henchman, soon turns into a “civilizing” incursion.

Director: Felipe Gálvez

Screenwriters: Felipe Gálvez, Antonia Girardi

Executive Producer: Amy Gardner (Finite Films)

Cast: Camilo Arancibia, Mark Stanley, Benjamin Westfall, Alfredo Castro, Sam Spruell, Mariano Llinás, Adriana Stuven, Mishell Guaña

Released internationally by MUBI

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