A peculiar coincidence.

International Film Festival Rotterdam 2019

Cinestación, Pequén Producciones and 3Moinhos present

Story of my name

A film by Karin Cuyul

After a fire destructed my house, I return to the places where I grew up looking for childhood recollections. In this journey appears the memory of a photo for Karin Eitel, a young woman, tortured and detained during the dictatorship, to whom I owe my name. A story that my parents never told me, brings me closer to Karin and not just because of my name. In the background, the memory of a childhood in Chile, a country that reconstructed its democracy omitting its own history.

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2019, Chile / HD / 78 min.
Production Companies Cinestación, Pequén Producciones and 3Moinhos


Written and Directed by Karin Cuyul
Produced by Joséphine Schroeder, Dominga Sotomayor, Ana Alice de Morais

Director of Photography Felipe Bello
Line Producer Valentina Arango
Editing Nicolás Tabilo
Additional Editing Catalina Marín
Sound Design Roberto Collío

Sound Post-Production Confraria de sons & charutos
Image Post-Production Quanta Post


48th International Film Festival Rotterdam
Honorable Mention, Bright Future Competition

9th Márgenes Festival
CAMIRA Critics Award, Official Selection Spain, 2019



26th Valdivia International Film Festival
International Competition Chile, 2019

20th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival
Official Section - Feature Films Spain, 2019

23rd Santiago International Documentary Film Festival, FIDOCS
National Competition Chile, 2019

Documentary Week Uruguay, 2019

La Serena International Film Festival
National Feature Documentaries Chile, 2019

8th Antofagasta International Film Festival
Competencia Nacional Chile, 2019


ANCINE Agencia Nacional do Cinema
Co-Production Fund Brazil, 2017

Government of Chile
Film Promotion Fund for Production Chile, 2016

12th SANFIC, Santiago International Film Festival
Santiago Lab Chile, 2016

Documentary Pitching Uruguay, 2016

Government of Chile
Film Promotion Fund for Screenwriting Chile, 2015

Development Lab Venezuela, 2013