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4.1
23 Ratings

Altiplano

Directed by Malena Szlam
Chile, Argentina, 2018
Short, Avant-Garde

Synopsis

Malena Szlam’s magnificent follow-up to Lunar Almanac employs superimpositions and other effects to recast the lakes, salt flats, and volcanic deserts of Northern Chile and Northwest Argentina as psychedelic, otherworldly landscapes.

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Altiplano Directed by Malena Szlam

Critics reviews

Sometimes the layering of one image over another uses canyon lines that move up and down, overlapping with other geographical shapes, as if nature were a TV setting its V-roll to scroll up and down.
September 19, 2018
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A complex film, although it’s possible to be distracted from its meticulous construction by its radiant, almost impossible beauty.
September 05, 2018
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