Kino Lorber Press Release: Violeta Went To Heaven

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    [​IMG] Kino Lorber Releases Violeta Went to Heaven, a film by Andrés Wood, on DVD

    Acclaimed film about Chilean singer Violeta Parra will become available on DVD on September 3rd

    Please contact Matt Barry at to request a press screener for review


    "Explored with sensitivity and exquisite lightness...Formidable."
    - Jonathan Holland, Variety
    NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 27, 2013 - Kino Lorber is proud to announce the DVD release of Violeta Went to Heaven, a film by Andrés Wood about the famed Chilean singer Violeta Parra, played by Francisca Gavilán. Violeta Went to Heaven was a New York Times Critic's Pick, and Winner of the World Cinema Dramatic Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

    Now, Violeta Went to Heaven, which Kino Lorber released theatrically earlier this year, will become available on DVD on September 3rd, with a SRP of $29.95. Bonus features include the theatrical trailer and a stills gallery.

    Violeta Went to Heaven will also be available in high definition from iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Vudu HD Movies and other fine services.

    Telling the remarkable story of the celebrated Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra, Andrés Wood captures Parra's inspiring evolution from impoverished child to acclaimed international sensation and Chile's national hero, while capturing the intensity of her inner contradictions, fallibilities, and passions.

    The film gradually reveals her secrets, fears, frustrations and joys, expressed through performances of her multiple works as well as through her memories, loves and hopes. Her achievements are suspended in a passionate journey with the characters who made her laugh, dream and cry.

    Violeta Went to Heaven
    Director: Andrés Wood
    Genre: Drama
    DVD SRP: $29.95
    Street date: September 3, 2013

    Bonus Features:
    Theatrical Trailer
    Stills Gallery

    Technical Specs:
    1.85:1, 16x9 / 110 mins. / Spanish and French w/English subtitles / Not Rated /
    Stereo / Color

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