- Chile / Argentina / Portugal / France
- 1h 35min
- Directed by: Cristián Jiménez
- Cast: Gabriela Arancibia, Cristóbal Briceño, Julio Carrasco
- Language: Spanish
- UK release: 30 March 2012
Julio (Noguera), an aspiring writer, pretends to his neighbour Blanca (Gonzales) that his written account of his first love affair is really a transcription of a novel-in-progress by famous writer Gazmuri (Medina). There's much to like about this melancholy Chilean drama, but it feels too familiar to make a lasting impact.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
Bonsai10 Apr 2012
A likeable drama about past love and missed opportunities
There’s much to like in this gentle drama about young love and missed opportunities but Chilean feature Bonsái feels a little too familiar to make a lasting impact. Julio (Diego Noguera) is an aspiring writer, working in a bookshop by day and…
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