"A lyric documentary of a distant journey from Atacama Desert to Patagonia, carrying a camera and a tripod over the shoulders, from a fog oasis to a bygone estancia in a pursuit journey to find life"


  1. A documentary film by Nicolas Sanchez

    Synopsis Horacio is a former priest, archaeologist and anthropologist who researches a fog oasis in the Atacama desert which was inhabited by primitive cultures centuries ago. Alfonso is a lawyer who chose to retire to Patagonia to revive... Read more >

  2. The Director

    Nicolas Sanchez (Santiago de Chile, 1981) lives and works in London, UK. In 2009, after wining the first prize of the Juan Downey award for Film, he decided to shoot his first long feature documentary film. With a 7 year background on fine arts and… Read more >

  3. The Soundtrack

    SoundtrackThe music pieces for the film were created by hermano-hermano, a duo of brothers (Camilo and Alejandro Artigas) that work in close relationship with the director. Their music attempts to communicate the tone of the documentary, while conferring… Read more >

  4. Life is elsewhere Screenings Calendar

    February 2015, London, UKFebruary 2015, FICA, Parque Tantauco, Quellón, ChileJanuary 7 2015, Taller BLOC, Santiago, ChileJanuary 2015, FICA, Arica, ChileJanuary 2015, FICA, Santiago, ChileJanuary 2015, FICA, Valparaiso / Viña del Mar, ChileDecember 15… Read more >

  5. Life is elsewhere at FICA

    Life is elsewhere was selected for FICA together with Paraíso Infértil, Las Cruces De Quillagua, Home, Méditerranée, La Soif Du Monde, Planet Ocean, Im Fluss Des Lebens, La Platja Llarga, Elemental, Hydro, Thin Ice, Damnation, Stop! Rodando El… Read more >

  6. Life is elsewhere in FICAMS

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