April 4 // Violeta Went To Heaven (Violeta Se Fue A Los Cielos)
VIOLETA WENT TO HEAVEN tells the story of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra, tracing her evolution from impoverished child to international sensation and Chile's national hero while capturing the swirling intensity of her inner contradictions, fallibilities, and passions.
From the marquee that she built in Santiago, Chile, Violeta Parra is visited by people who shaped her life. We gradually find out her secrets, fears, frustrations and joys, not only through performances of her multiple works but also through her memories, her loves, and her hopes. Her achievements are suspended in a passionate journey with the characters who made her dream, laugh and cry.
"The prize-winning biopic spotlights the legacy and tumultuous life of Chilean musician and folklorist Violeta Parra."