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The Hypnotizer

The Hypnotizer
Roberto, a psychiatrist who participated in the Chilean dictatorship, tries to leave his past behind, but his memory, fractured by those stormy moments, pushes him to a devastating outcome
Ignacio is a Chilean filmmaker. Born in 1995, he studied Audiovisual Production at the Arcos Institute of Art and Communication. During the years 2017 and 2018 he participated as production manager in a national short film called "Mr. LarraĆ­n", which won 22 awards at international festivals. In 2019 he decided to take a leap into his career by writing, directing and producing his first short film, "El Hypnotizador", together with his friends and co-workers, completely independently. Director Statement We often overlook the details that marked the history of Chile under dictatorship. There are characters that go beyond fiction, build our reality, and are precisely what we do not see. This is the hypnosis we are all under.