The Settlers / Los Colonos (2023)

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

In 1893, Segundo, a Chilean mestizo; MacLennan, an English army captain; and Bill, an American mercenary; embark on an expedition on horseback to delimit and reclaim the lands that the State has granted to José Menéndez. What appears to be an administrative expedition turns into a violent hunt for Onas, the natives of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago.

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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