It all begins on a Thursday when they go on vacation. It all ends on a Sunday.

Tiger Award, International Film Festival Rotterdam 2012
Pudú Prize, Valdivia International Film Festival 2012 

Cinestación, Forastero and Circe Films present

Thursday till Sunday

A film by Dominga Sotomayor

It all begins on a Thursday when Lucía (9) and Manuel (5) go on vacation with their parents to the north of Chile. It all ends on a Sunday. It’s the children’s distant and fragmented outlook on this possibly last family trip.

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2012, Chile - The Netherlands / 16mm / 94 min.
Production Companies Cinestación, Forastero and Circe Films


Santi Ahumada 
Emiliano Freifeld 
Paola Giannini 
Francisco Pérez-Bannen 
Jorge Becker 
Axel Dupré



Director of Photography Bárbara Álvarez
Art Director Estefanía Larraín
Costume Design Juana Díaz 

Production Manager Ely Fenner
Assistant Director Gabriela Sobarzo, Liú Marino
Grip Chiloé Cine, Alejandro Medrano

Sound Mixing Claudio Vargas
Sound Design Roberto Espinoza
Final Mix WarnierPosta
Editing Danielle Fillios, Catalina Marín

Co-Produced by Stienette Bosklopper
Executive Producers Benjamín Domenech, Gregorio González
Written and directed by Dominga Sotomayor


41st International Film Festival Rotterdam
Tiger AwardTiger Awards Competition The Netherlands, 2012

19th Valdivia International Film Festival
Pudú Prize to the Best FilmInternational Feature Film Competition Chile, 2012

12th New Horizons International Film Festival
Grand Prix, New Horizons International Competition Poland, 2012

6th Festival de Granada Cines del Sur
Alhambra de Oro for Best Feature FilmOfficial Section Spain, 2012 

12th IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival
Feature Film Grand Prize City of LisbonInternational Feature Film Competition Portugal, 2012

5th Iquique International Film Festival
Best Feature FilmChilean Feature Film Competition Chile, 2013

4th Montreal Latin-American Film Festival
Best Feature FilmFeature Film Competition Canada, 2013

11th Transilvania International Film Festival
Best Cinematography AwardOfficial Competition Romania, 2012

6th TarkovskyFest
Audience AwardOfficial Competition Russia, 2012

Filmfestival Opendoek
Young Jury AwardOfficial Selection Belgium, 2012

Los Angeles Film Festival
Honorable MentionNarrative Competition United States, 2012 

14th Buenos Aires Independent International Film Festival
FEISAL Special MentionOfficial Selection Cinema of the Future Argentina, 2012


Festival de Biarritz Amérique Latine
Chilean Cinema in Focus France, 2013

31st International Film Festival of Uruguay
Ibero-American Feature Films Competition Uruguay, 2013

Göteborg International Film Festival
Chile: Special Guest Country Sweden, 2013

34th New Latin American International Film Festival
Óperas Primas Competition Cuba, 2012

26th Leeds International Film Festival
Official Selection United Kingdom, 2012 

Festival Internacional de Cinema de Tarragona
Opera Prima Spain, 2012 

16th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Screen International Critics Choice Estonia, 2012 

10th World Film Festival of Bangkok
Cine Latino Thailand, 2012 

53rd Thessalonikki International Film Festival
Open Horizons Greece, 2012 

Doha Tribeca Film Festival
Contemporary World Cinema Qatar, 2012 

Viennale, Vienna International Film Festival
Official Selection Austria, 2012 

25th Tokyo International Film Festival
World Cinema Japan, 2012

6th Belo Horizonte International Film Festival
Selección Oficial Brazil, 2012

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival
Selección Oficial Brazil, 2012  

22nd Films from the South Festival
New Horizons Norway, 2012 

31st Vancouver International Film Festival
Cinema of Our Time Canada, 2012

56th BFI London Film Festival
Official Selection United Kingdom, 2012 

Ragtag Cinema 
Passport Series United States, 2012

23º AFI Latin American Film Festival
Official Selection United States, 2012 

6th Villa de Leyva International Independent Film Festival 
Official Selection Colombia, 2012 

8th Rwanda Film Festival
Official Selection Rwanda, 2012

13th LatinBeat
Official Selection United States, 2012

Jerusalem Film Festival
New Directors Israel, 2012 

30th Munich Film Festival
International Independents Germany, 2012

Festival Internacional du Film de La Rochelle
Official Selection France, 2012  

7th Utrecht Latin American Film Festival
Latin Angel Award Competition The Netherlands, 2012

New Taipei City Film Festival
Official Selection Taiwan, 2012 

1st Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam
Official Selection Curaçao, 2012

24th Rencontres Cinémas d'Amérique Latine de Toulouse
Feature Film Competition France, 2012

2nd Universidad Autónoma de México International Film Festival
Feature Film International Competition Mexico, 2012 


Chilean State Film Promotion Fund
Feature Film 35mm Print Fund Chile, 2012

Ibermedia Program 
Delivery Fund Spain, 2011

13th Buenos Aires Independent International Film Festival 
Mantarraya and NCP-Holland Awards, Work in Progress, Buenos Aires Lab Argentina, 2011

Chilean State Film Promotion Fund
Feature Film Production Fund Chile, 2010

International Film Festival Rotterdam / The Netherlands Film Fund
Hubert Bals Fund Plus for Production The Netherlands, Summer 2010

Festival de Cannes 
Cinéfondation Résidence France, 2010

International Film Festival Rotterdam 
Hubert Bals Fund
 for Screenplay & Project Development The Netherlands, Spring 2009

16th Valdivia International Film Festival 
Best National Project Award, Co-Production Meetings Chile, 2009

11th Buenos Aires Independent International Film Festival
Buenos Aires Lab, Co-Production Meetings Argentina, 2009

Fundación Teoría y Práctica de las Artes
XV Taller Colón de Análisis de Proyectos Cinematográficos Argentina, 2008

17° Festival de Biarritz
Best Project Award, Young Filmmakers' Project Meetings France, 2008

CORFO, Production Promotion Corporation
Project Development Fund Chile, 2008

Chilean State Film Promotion Fund
Screenwriting Fund Chile, 2008