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80 Ratings

The Blessed

La santa

Chile, 2012
Short, Drama


Father and daughter are getting ready for a grand procession through the village, but things are strained between them. Dad has arranged for his thirteen-year-old daughter Maria to play the Virgin Mary. Maria doesn’t want to, but her father insists. He hopes that this will heal her.

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The Blessed

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2012 | Best Short Film (Golden Berlin Bear)

Outfest: Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

2012 | Trans Shorts

Queer Lisboa

2012 | Competition for Best Short Film