“And this guy carried a knife. Like Rambo’s.”

Tiger Award, International Film Festival Rotterdam 2014
Best Ibero-American Short Film, Huesca International Film Festival 2014

Cinestación and New Europe FilmSales present

The Island

A film by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz, Dominga Sotomayor

A family gets together at their summer house on an island. There is only one member who is delayed. The day advances as they fuse with nature until the night comes.

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2013, Chile - Poland - Denmark / HD / 30 min.
Production Companies Cinestación and New Europe FilmSales


Rosa García-Huidobro
Francisca Castillo
Gabriela Aguilera
Niles Atallah
Carmen Couve
Baltazar Fuenzalida
Abner Acevedo



Director of Photography Inti Briones
Production Design Valentina MacPherson
Editing Catalina Marín
Sound Design Julia Huberman, Roberto Espinoza
Produced by Rebeca Gutiérrez, Jan Naszewski
Written and directed by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz, Dominga Sotomayor

International Sales New Europe Film Sales


43rd International Film Festival Rotterdam
Tiger AwardTiger Awards Competition for Short Films The Netherlands, 2014

Huesca International Film Festival
Best Ibero-American Short Film Spain, 2014

FEMINA - International Women's Film Festival
Best Director Brazil, 2014


Telluride Film Festival
Filmmakers of the Future United States, 2014

BAFICI / Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival
Official Selection - Vanguard and Genre Argentina, 2014

New Directors / New Films - Film Society of Lincoln Center and MOMA
Official Selection  United States, 2014

Official Selection Mexico, 2014

Official Selection Chile, 2014

Friss Hús Budapest 
Official Selection Hungary, 2014

Official Selection Germany, 2014

Official Selection Portugal, 2014

Darklight Film Festival
Official Selection Ireland, 2014

Krakowski Festiwal Filmowy
Official Selection Poland, 2014

Hamburg International Short Film Festival
Official Selection Germany, 2014

Cinema South Festival
Official Selection Israel, 2014

Lago Film Fest
Official Selection Italy, 2014

New Horizons Film Festival
Official Selection Poland, 2014

20th Valdivia International Film Festival
Opening Film Chile, 2013


Commissioned Project Denmark, 2013