Partir to Live
Director: Domingo Garcia-Huidobro Run Time: 71 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 2012 Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Starring: Javiera Díaz de Valdés, Martín Castillo
Nitehawk’s Live Sound Cinema presents a special one nite screening and New York premiere of PARTIR TO LIVE featuring a live score by director Domingo Garcia-Huidobro and Jozef Van Wissem.
Partir to Live is a non-standard audiovisual event at the intersection of experimental film and music. This is a non-narrative journey, an experiment with viewing sensuality, fascination with beauty and pain of loss. It’s a search for new possibilities of cinema with means of direct perception and abstraction as the main understanding tool.
Garcia-Huidobro is an aficionado of paranormal experiences and Partir to Live sees him attempting to reconstruct the previous moments of what could have been one of these episodes. High-tension cables, a forest, an abandoned church, a barefoot woman; past, present and future become confused, and in this dissolved reality, he is not sure to have found what he was looking for.
The film’s soundtrack was composed by Chilean director and musician Domingo Garcia-Huidobro (who also plays in Sacred Bones Records’ band Föllakzoida) and Jozef Van Wissem (composer and musical collaborator for Jim Jarmusch).