Chaotic Ana (Caotica Ana)

Transports us to other worlds...
-Diana Sanchez, TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
It keeps the viewer guessing!
-Graham Keeley, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Lyrical and audacious.
-David Jenkins, TIME OUT LONDON
Memorably intense!
-Jonathan Holland, VARIETY
Transports us to other worlds... Expect the unexpected!
-Diana Sanchez, TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Synopsis

From acclaimed Spanish director Julio Medem comes a thriller that negotiates the personal, the political and the mystical. Ana leads a sheltered existence with her father on Ibiza until a mysterious philanthropist (Charlotte Rampling) stumbles on Ana’s artwork and invites her to Madrid to develop as a painter. There Ana meets Said, a Berber refugee, and suddenly their passionate relationship leads to the discovery of other past lives that Ana appears to have had. As these are peeled away Ana begins to question who she is and her journey takes her across eras and continents on a voyage that goes far beyond self-discovery. Grounded in an extraordinary performance by newcomer Vellés, Chaotic Ana is a tale of remembrance, trauma and identity that negotiates the very boundaries of that which can be known and that which will always defy human control.

Theatrical Release Date

Original Languages: Spanish with English subtitles
Genre: Drama, World Cinema
Running Time: 118 min.
Year: 2007

CREDITS

CAST
Manuela Vellés
Charlotte Rampling
DIRECTED BY
Julio Medem

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