CRISTIAN URRUTIA

Director | Producer | Writer

about

Cristian Urrutia was born and raised in Valparaiso, Chile. After graduating with a Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering he moved to Malmö, Sweden, where he discovered his passion for filmmaking. Rather than going to film school, Cristian decided to write, direct and produce several short films, documentaries and music videos. Years later Cristian was invited to work on different productions in Sweden and abroad, including the BBC series “Wallander”, the Moving Sweden film “Flaket” and Zebda music video “Comme un guitariste chilien”. In 2016 Cristian started writing the screenplay for his feature film debut (Not) a love story. The film is scheduled to go into production in the fall of 2018.

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upcoming project

Title: (NOT) A LOVE STORY

Film type: Feature film

Genre: Drama/Romance/Magic Realism

Status: Pre-production

Short Synopsis:

(Not) a love story is a meditation about destructive relationships and social media. A woman who has given up on love meets online a man who is too broken to feel anything. During the course of one night they become lovers, enemies, friends and finally something beyond their expectations. In an era when everybody is online but no one is connected, these broken characters engage into a physical and emotional journey to finally feel something, one last time, or maybe even for the first time.

filmography

THE PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY

A physicist builds a device to travel back in time and change the death of his daughter. A psychologist tries to make him accept their lost and to move on.


Starring: Martin Birgersson Lia Sandberg.

QUE DIRA EL SANTO PADRE

Concert celebrating the 100 years jubilee of Violeta Parra. "Que dirá el Santo Padre" is a critic towards Fascism, especially during Franco's dictatorship in Spain.

Starring: Tania Naranjo, Patricio Wang.

JAG VILL TACKA LIVET

Concert celebrating the 100 years jubelee of Violeta Parra. This is the swedish version of Parra's most renowned song, "Gracias a la vida".


Starring: Arja Saijonmaa, Tania Naranjo.

THE SACRIFICE

Recorded live in Oslo, Norway at the festival "Over Alle Hauger". Song from the band's upcoming album Enter Zaiko Latin.


Starring: Protokol Korsakov

# I < 3 U

A girl have a relationship with a stranger online while having a boyfriend in real life. One night these two worlds collapses.


Starring: Siris Gallinat, Diego Monsiváis.

THE COVENANT

A man must face his fears and enter the criminal underworld in order to save the woman he loves.


Starring: David Svensson, Jennifer Frey

THE REBIRTH OF THE PHOENIX

Three high school students enter a secret society who teaches the key to unlock the full human potential. The cost of such knowledge is higher than they expected.


Starring: Cristian Urrutia, Andres Padilla, Pablo Castiglione, Cecilia Muñoz

PIANO/ACCORDION

Music video for Duo Naranjo - Weurlander first album "Entwined". Written for the duo by composer Kjell Edstrand, who also appear on the album.


Starring: Tania Naranjo, Minna Weurlander.

VI SOM FICK JOBB

Three people from the city of Malmö share their experiences about getting a job and what this change meant in their lives.


Starring: Daniel, Emad and Shatila.

VI ÄR DEN VI ÄR

Two women from very different worlds find a connection deeper than expected, a brief meeting that changes their lives forever.


Starring: Karen Helena Haugaard, Gloria Campos.

ON (the) LINE

A man writes on the internet that he's going to commit suicide, nobody takes it seriously, until it's too late...


Starring: Cristian Urrutia, Caroline Graneheim.

REMEMBER THE FUTURE

A stranger sits on a restaurant every day, waiting for someone. A waitress begins talking to him and suddenly things goes not as they both expected.


Starring: Cristian Urrutia, Caroline Graneheim.

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