Violeta Went to Heaven

Violeta Went to Heaven

Release Date: 2013-03-29
NYC and/or LA Release



Film Genre(s): Biopic (Biography)



Written by Andrés Wood, Eliseo Altunaga, Rodrigo Bazaes and Guillermo Calderón, this tells the story of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra, tracing her evolution from impoverished child to international sensation and Chile's national hero, while capturing the swirling intensity of her inner contradictions, fallibilities, and passions. From the marquee that she built in Santiago, Chile, Violeta Parra is visited by people who shaped her life. We gradually find out her secrets, fears, frustrations and joys, not only through performances of her multiple works but also through her memories, her loves, and her hopes. Her achievements are suspended in a passionate journey with the characters who made her dream, laugh and cry.