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Paulina García is a Actor Chilienne born on 27 november 1960 at Santiago (Chili)

Paulina García

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Birth name Paulina García Alfonso
Nationality Chili
Birth 27 november 1960 (58 years) at Santiago (Chili)

Paulina García Alfonso (born 27 November 1960), better known as Pali García, is a Chilean actress, theatre director and playwright.

García debuted on television with a small role in the telenovela Los títeres (1984), but she was soon known for her theatre direction and for her various performances in films such as Tres noches de un sábado (2002), Cachimba (2004), Casa de remolienda (2007) and Gloria (2013).

García has received four nominations for the Altazor Awards, winning on one occasion, and three for the APES Awards—the Chilean Arts and Entertainment Critics Awards—winning twice. In February, 2013 she won the prestigious Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin International Film Festival for her performance in the movie Gloria, directed by Sebastián Lelio. Paulina is actually working in the new Ira Sachs' film "The Silent Treatment" that is being shot in New York this summer.

Biography

Born in Santiago, García studied acting at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, where she graduated with a degree in theatre arts and later with diplomas in theatre direction and writing.

García received her debut at the Catholic University Theatre in 1983, in the work ¿Dónde estará la Jeanette? (“Where could Jeanette be?”) by Luis Rivano, a work for which she received an APES Award for best actress. Since then, she has acted in over thirty productions including Cariño malo, by Inés Margarita Stranger, El tío Vania, by Chekhov, The Trojan Women, by Euripides, El lugar común, Las analfabetas and BBB-Up. The year following her theatre debut, García appeared on television as Adriana Godán in the TV series Los títeres, a role she shared with actress Gloria Münchmeyer.

The first work she directed was El continente negro (“The Dark Continent”) by Marco Antonio de la Parra for which she received an APES Award nomination for best director in 1996. A grant from the National Arts Development Fund (Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Cultural de las Artes, FONDART) allowed for the financing of productions such as Lucrecia y Judith by the same author, and Look Back in Anger by John Osborne. She has also directed at national theatre festivals on three occasions, directing works by authors such as Alberto Fuguet and Celeste Gómez.

García has taught acting at the theatre school of the University of Chile, at Fernando González night school, at the University for the Arts, Sciences, and Communication and the University for Development.

Between 1997 and 2001, she founded and formed a part of the Theatre Directors Association (Asociación de Directores de Teatro, ADT).

In television, of note is her performance in Cárcel de Mujeres (“Women’s Prison”) as Raquel, a role for which García received both an APES Award and the Altazor Award for best actress.

In 2002, García received an Andes Foundation grant to undertake research on conjugal violence, Golpes extraños al amor (“Blows outside love”), which led to the work Peso negro (“Dark weight”), selected for the Unipersonales de Galpón 7 Festival, and Frágil (“Fragile”), a work presented at Matucana 100 Cultural Center under her direction.

In film, García debuted in the 2002 movie Tres noches de un sábado (“Three nights of one Saturday”) by Joaquín Eyzaguirre, receiving a nomination for the Altazor Awards for her interpretation of the character Mathilde. She also appeared in the 2004 film Cachimba (“Hookah”) by Silvio Caiozzi, in Casa de remolienda (“Party house”) by Eyzaguirre in 2007, and in Gloria, by Sebastián Lelio, for which she received the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin International Film Festival.

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Filmography of Paulina García (8 films)

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Actress

La Fiancée du désert, 1h25
Directed by Cecilia Atán
Origin Argentine
Genres Drama
Actors Paulina García, Claudio Rissi
Roles Teresa
Rating64% 3.2463753.2463753.2463753.2463753.246375
Le film suit l’histoire de Teresa Godoy, une femme d'origine chilienne, qui, depuis l'âge de 20 ans, travaille au service d’une famille bourgeoise de Buenos Aires. À 50 ans, elle est contrainte d’accepter un nouvel emploi, à San Juan, à 1 000 kilomètres de Buenos Aires. Le film suit Teresa dans son périple en bus. Prise au piège dans une tempête, elle rencontre « El Gringo » : un marchand ambulant. Teresa embarque à bord de sa camionnette à la recherche de son sac que celui-ci a déposé par erreur chez un de ses clients.
El Presidente, 1h54
Directed by Santiago Mitre
Origin Argentine
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Politique, Political films
Actors Ricardo Darín, Dolores Fonzi, Érica Rivas, Paulina García, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Elena Anaya
Roles Paula Scherson / Chilean President
Rating60% 3.00083.00083.00083.00083.0008
En plein sommet des chefs d'États latino-américains à Santiago du Chili, le président argentin Hernán Blanco se voit impliqué dans une affaire de corruption à cause de son gendre.
Little Men
Little Men (2016)

Directed by Ira Sachs
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Greg Kinnear, Paulina García, Jennifer Ehle, Talia Balsam, Clare Foley, Andy Karl
Roles Leonor
Rating66% 3.3480753.3480753.3480753.3480753.348075
Inséparables depuis leur récente rencontre, Jake et Tony se retrouvent au milieu du conflit qui oppose leurs parents. En effet, la mère de Tony refuse de payer un loyer plus élevé pour la boutique dont les parents de Jake ont hérité à la mort de son grand-père.
Tout va bien, 1h34
Directed by Alejandro Fernández Almendras
Origin Chili
Genres Drama
Actors Agustín Silva, Paulina García, Augusto Schuster
Roles Roxana
Rating67% 3.390713.390713.390713.390713.39071
Vicente, un étudiant en vacances d'été à la mer dans la maison de famille, passe ses journées à boire et à flirter. Une nuit, il s'entasse dans une voiture avec de nouveaux amis et provoquent un accident mortel. Affecté de troubles de mémoire et les autres présentant des témoignages contradictoires, Vicente se retrouve empêtré dans une affaire criminelle et un système corrompu qui protège le conducteur réel, le fils d'un éminent politicien.
The 33
The 33 (2015)
, 2h
Directed by Patricia Riggen
Origin Chili
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Seafaring films
Actors Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin, Lou Diamond Phillips, Gabriel Byrne
Roles Isabel Pereira
Rating68% 3.4439053.4439053.4439053.4439053.443905
Several people from Copiapó, Chile, work in the San José mine. The owner ignores the warnings of the failing stability of the mine, which collapses a short time later. The only path inside the mine is completely blocked, and the thirty three miners manage to get to the rescue chamber. They discover that the radio is useless, the medical kit is empty, the ventilation shafts lacked the required ladders, and there was very little stored food. Mario Sepulveda becomes the leader of the miners, dividing the food in rations and stopping the outbursts of violence or despair. The mine does not attempt any rescue, and the relatives of the miners gather around the gates.
Voice Over
Voice Over (2014)
, 1h36
Genres Drama
Actors Paulina García, Niels Schneider
Roles Matilde
Rating61% 3.095543.095543.095543.095543.09554
Sofia, jeune mère récemment divorcée vit à Valdivia. En quête de tranquillité et de vérité elle fait un vœu de silence inversé : plus de portable, de tv, d’internet, ni de lecture pendant un an. Au lieu de trouver la paix intérieure espérée, elle va déclencher une crise familiale comique et existentielle.
Gloria
Gloria (2013)
, 1h50
Directed by Sebastián Lelio
Origin Chili
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Paulina García, Coca Guazzini, Sergio Hernández, Marcial Tagle, Pablo Krögh, Marcela Said
Roles Gloria
Rating66% 3.3484753.3484753.3484753.3484753.348475
Gloria (García) is a 58-year-old divorcée. Her grown son and daughter have their own lives. She meets Rodolfo (Hernández), seven years her senior who, like her, is seeking companionship, but he cannot give up his other relationships.
I Am Not Lorena
Themes Films about immigration
Actors Paulina García, Elisa Zulueta

The story is centered on Olivia, an actress in her late twenties who has recently broken up with her boyfriend Mauro, a theatre director. But despite the breakup, Olivia accepts a part in a play directed by Mauro. Things do not go well, either in her life or in the play, where she is unable to achieve what a demanding Mauro is asking of her.