In her debut film, Natalia Garayalde uses home videos she shot during her childhood to reconstruct a story denouncing one of the darkest events in Argentina's recent history. The family archive serves as the basis for exposing the corruption and criminal practices of Carlos Menem's government. The images are given new meaning that turns them into a powerful protest, reaffirmed by the director's own voice-over narration. Yet another acknowledgement that the personal is always political. (JFM)
- Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata - Mejor director - Competencia Argentina - 2020
Natalia Garayalde was born in Río Tercero, Córdoba, in 1982. Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Communication, and directed the documentary YuYos, winner of FOMECA 2015. Splinters is her first feature.