Its protagonist, Sergio Chamy (Sergio Chamy), is an 87-year-old man who is already an international celebrity and symbol among the elderly in Chile.
Mexico City- Winning the Oscar in the best documentary category will be the icing on the cake by director Maite Alberdi and producer Marcela Santibáñez, because their film “Secret Agent Topi” has been Made history.
It attracted the hearts of millions of viewers through Netflix, was moved at film festivals like San Sebastian (which won the Audience Award), and was voted by the National Critics Committee as one of the five best foreign films this year .
As if not enough, its protagonist, 87-year-old Sergio Chamy (Sergio Chamy), is already an international celebrity and a symbol of Chile’s elderly.
“On the day of the nomination, we yelled happily. But we didn’t record ourselves because we don’t know whether it will continue. As a result, the rebound has been growing, and it has many support points.
Alberti said excitedly: “This is the only Latin American film nominated for an Oscar this year. We are the only Latin American woman nominated.” Latin American Independent Producer (NALIP) in the United States.
Agent Mo Mouse recounted the adventures of an eighty-year-old man who infiltrated a nursing home in exchange for salary. This salary was commissioned by a woman, and she asked him to check whether his mother was cared for and taken care of.
Sergio (Chamy) has a caring family who supported him in the grief of losing his life-long wife not long ago, and he will discover how lucky he is to have his own environment when performing tasks.
In this documentary, the parade of caring characters, outside of any script, weaves a surprising and powerful story about old age.
The director said: “The space for this documentary in theaters is always limited. You can hardly see them in Latin America, and since we first streamed it on Netflix (in Latin America only), it has enabled us in many countries. You can see it all,” the director said. The rent for production in the U.S. viewed by Amazon Prime.
Santibáñez added: “Furthermore, we celebrate that this is an independent project, Maite and I have consolidated this work team, in which we value the creative process, not just administrative work, which can sometimes deter you,” Santibáñez added.
The impact of this production has led to a change in the life of its protagonist.
“I think we must emphasize that Sergio has become a star. He is 87 years old and is almost the spokesperson for the elderly in Chile. His speech is very convincing. He said:’I haven’t died for many years, I want to live. Go down.
“Of course, we must remember that this phenomenon of talking about the elderly, which we don’t pay much attention to, brings very good moments. For example (residents of nursing homes) someone receives flowers anonymously after seeing a documentary,” detailed Santibáñez.
Friends, partners and colleagues declined to say why they plan to attend the Oscars on Sunday, April 25, because they are not sure whether they will attend Hollywood and Highland or will attend remotely via a video link.