Chile | teenage thriller | HD | color | 94 min | 2017

Film info

  • SYNOPSIS

    Inspired by actual events this teenage thriller is a unique social commentary on dreams, class and expectations not fulfilled in contemporary Chile.

    Three teenage girls from a Santiago shanty town set in motion a plan to climb buildings and break into the apartments of the wealthy side of the town in order to steal all the cool and trendy stuff they see advertised on TV and at the fancy department stores. Word spreads and soon enough they became the notorious “spider thieves”.

    CREW & CAST

    Original Title: NIÑAS ARAÑA
    International Title: SPIDER THIEVES
    Original language: Spanish
    Director: Guillermo Helo
    Producers: Guillermo Helo – Susana Espinoza
    Executive Producer: Susana Espinoza
    Screenplay : Ticoy Rodriguez, Daniela Aguayo, Guillermo Helo
    Adapted From the play “Niñas Arañas” by Luis Barrales
    Cinematographer: Mauro Veloso.
    Art direction: Sebastian Muñoz
    Original Music: Angelo Pierattini
    Film Editing : Juan Carlos Macias- Javier Estevez
    Production Company: AltiroSapiens
    Shooting Format: 5k Red Raw 24fps
    Aspen ratio 2.39:1
    Presentation format: DCP

    Cast: Michelle Mella, Javiera Orellana y Dominique Silva, Francisca Gavilán, Pablo Schwartz, Pablo Macaya y Francisco Días & Patricio Contreras

    FESTIVAL & AWARDS
    • Habanero Work-in-Progress Award. Ventana Sur 2015
    • Market Premiere: Cannes 2017
  • SINOPSIS

    Inspired by actual events this teenage thriller is a unique social commentary on dreams, class and expectations not fulfilled in contemporary Chile.

    Three teenage girls from a Santiago shanty town set in motion a plan to climb buildings and break into the apartments of the wealthy side of the town in order to steal all the cool and trendy stuff they see advertised on TV and at the fancy department stores. Word spreads and soon enough they became the notorious “spider thieves”.

    FICHA TÉCNICA

    Original Title: NIÑAS ARAÑA
    International Title: SPIDER THIEVES
    Original language: Spanish
    Director: Guillermo Helo
    Producers: Guillermo Helo – Susana Espinoza
    Executive Producer: Susana Espinoza
    Screenplay : Ticoy Rodriguez, Daniela Aguayo, Guillermo Helo
    Adapted From the play “Niñas Arañas” by Luis Barrales
    Cinematographer: Mauro Veloso.
    Art direction: Sebastian Muñoz
    Original Music: Angelo Pierattini
    Film Editing : Juan Carlos Macias- Javier Estevez
    Production Company: AltiroSapiens
    Shooting Format: 5k Red Raw 24fps
    Aspen ratio 2.39:1
    Presentation format: DCP

    Cast: Michelle Mella, Javiera Orellana y Dominique Silva, Francisca Gavilán, Pablo Schwartz, Pablo Macaya y Francisco Días & Patricio Contreras

    FESTIVALES Y PREMIOS
    • Habanero Work-in-Progress Award. Ventana Sur 2015
    • Market Premiere: Cannes 2017
  • SINOPSE

    Inspired by actual events this teenage thriller is a unique social commentary on dreams, class and expectations not fulfilled in contemporary Chile.

    Three teenage girls from a Santiago shanty town set in motion a plan to climb buildings and break into the apartments of the wealthy side of the town in order to steal all the cool and trendy stuff they see advertised on TV and at the fancy department stores. Word spreads and soon enough they became the notorious “spider thieves”.

    PLOT KEYWORDS: True story | Social issues | Class & identity | Teens

    FICHA TÉCNICA

    Original Title: NIÑAS ARAÑA
    International Title: SPIDER THIEVES
    Original language: Spanish
    Director: Guillermo Helo
    Producers: Guillermo Helo – Susana Espinoza
    Executive Producer: Susana Espinoza
    Screenplay : Ticoy Rodriguez, Daniela Aguayo, Guillermo Helo
    Adapted From the play “Niñas Arañas” by Luis Barrales
    Cinematographer: Mauro Veloso.
    Art direction: Sebastian Muñoz
    Original Music: Angelo Pierattini
    Film Editing : Juan Carlos Macias- Javier Estevez
    Production Company: AltiroSapiens
    Shooting Format: 5k Red Raw 24fps
    Aspen ratio 2.39:1
    Presentation format: DCP

    Cast: Michelle Mella, Javiera Orellana y Dominique Silva, Francisca Gavilán, Pablo Schwartz, Pablo Macaya y Francisco Días & Patricio Contreras

    FESTIVAIS E PRÊMIOS
    • Habanero Work-in-Progress Award. Ventana Sur 2015
    • Market Premiere: Cannes 2017

Screening

  • TRAILER

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