El Polonio

Direction: Daiana Rosenfeld, Anibal Garisto
Production: Daiana Rosenfeld, LUMEN CINE.
Format: Documentary. HD. 73 minutes.


Natalia suffered one of the most important losses in Montevideo, Uruguay and decided to go recover to Cabo Polonio, an earthly and tourist paradise, where in winter only 60 people live completely isolated, without electricity, gas or running water. To overcome her internal crises, Natalia lives day by day in her natural refuge, which sometimes surrounds herself with an air of hostility, confinement and desolation, along with the local inhabitants. However, she will do the impossible to get ahead.

director's bio

Daiana Rosenfeld y Aníbal Garisto

We are Daiana Rosenfeld and Aníbal Garisto, directors and film producers from Buenos Aires, Argentina. We directed the feature films EL Polonio (2011), which participated in more than 10 international film festivals and had its premiere in Argentina, Uruguay, the Netherlands, England and India. The eyes of America (2015), winner of the DOCTV IV Latin America contest, its premiere was on 16 Latin American and Caribbean television stations and had its commercial premiere in cinema. Winner of the Martín Fierro 2016 for the best documentary. In 2016, Aníbal Garisto released Kombit, filmed entirely in Haiti. In 2017, Salvadora, by Daiana Rosenfeld, was released. Las Libertarias, winning project of the INCAA series Contest was our first foray into TV series during 2018.