Cast and credits
Original title / Las niñas Quispe
English title / The Quispe Girls
Director / Sebastián Sepúlveda
Screenplay / Sebastián Sepúlveda, from Las brutas by Juan Radrigán
Cinematography / Inti Briones
Editing / Santiago Otheguy
Sound / Loic Prian
Costumes / Muriel Parra
Art Direction / Cristián Mayorga
Cast / Digna Quispe (Justa), Catalina Saavedra (Lucía), Francisca Gavilán (Luciana), Alfredo Castro (Fernando), Segundo Araya (Juan Sicardini)
Producers / Juan de Dios Larraín, Pablo Larraín
Production / Fabula
Coproduction / Dolce Vita Films
World Sales / Swipe Films
Format / DCP, colour, 1:2.35
Runtime / 83 min.
Based on a true story occurred in 1974, this is the tale of sisters Justa, Lucia, and Luciana Quispe, sheperds in the Chilean altiplano who lead a solitary life. A visitor brings news about a law that might change their way of living. This event forces the women to question their existence and relentlessly brings them to a tragic end.
Born in Conceptión in 1972. After eighteen years spent between Europe and South America, returns to Chile in 1990. He studies Editing in San Antonio de los Baños in Cuba, and Screenplay at La Fémis in Paris. In addition to his work as screenwriter and editor, in 2008 he directed the documentary El Arenal. Las niñas Quispe is his directorial debut.