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Violeta se fue a los cielos (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $21,496Details
International Box Office $15,876Details
Worldwide Box Office $37,372
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VIOLETA WENT TO HEAVEN tells the story of the iconic Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra, tracing her evolution from impoverished child to international sensation and Chile's national hero, while capturing the swirling intensity of her inner contradictions, fallibilities, and passions. From the marquee that she built in Santiago, Chile, Violeta Parra is visited by people who shaped her life. We gradually find out her secrets, fears, frustrations and joys, not only through performances of her multiple works but also through her memories, her loves, and her hopes. Her achievements are suspended in a passionate journey with the characters who made her dream, laugh and cry.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,301-13,400) 13,344 $21,496
All Time International Box Office (Rank 11,101-11,200) 11,146 $15,876
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,601-17,700) 17,620 $37,372
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 5,801-5,900) 5,817 $21,496

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 29th, 2013 (Limited) by Kino Lorber, released as Violeta Went to Heaven
International Releases: October 28th, 2011 (Wide) (Argentina)
Video Release: September 3rd, 2013 by Kino Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 110 minutes
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Keywords: Poverty, Suicide, Non-Chronological, Biography, Singers, Musicians, Folk Music, Political
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Wood Producciones, Maiz Producciones, Bossa Nova Films
Production Countries: Argentina,

Leading Cast

   Violeta Parra

Supporting Cast

Thomas Durand    Gilbert Favre
Patricio Ossa    Angel as a Boy
Jorge López    Young Angel
Stephania Barbagelata    Carmen Luisa
Roberto Farías    Luis Arce
Gabriela Aguilera    Hilda Parra
Cristián Quevedo    Nicanor Parra (Father)
Marcial Tagle    Mayor
Luis Machín    Interviewer

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Eliseo Altunaga    Screenwriter
Rodrigo Bazaes    Screenwriter
Guillermo Calderon    Screenwriter
Andres Wood    Screenwriter
Patricio Pereira    Executive Producer
Pablo Rovito    Executive Producer
Fernando Sokolowicz    Executive Producer
Denise Gomez    Executive Producer
Paula Cosenza    Executive Producer
Alejandra Garcia    Commercial Production
Miguel Ioan Littin    Cinematographer
Rodrigo Bazaes    Production Designer
Andrea Chignoli    Editor
Miguel Hormazabal    Sound Designer
Violeta Parra    Composer
Ángel Parra    Creative Adviser
José Miguel Miranda    Producer
José Miguel Tobar    Producer
Chango Spasiuk    Music Adviser
Ruth Orellana    Production Manager
Julio Jorquera    Assistant Director
Macarena Silva    Art Producer
Cristián Reyes    Scenic Artist
Pamela Chamorro    Costume Designer
Guadalupe Correa    Makeup Artist
María Eugenia Hederra    Set Decorator
Ingrid Hernández    Artistic Work Supervisor
Andrés Carrasco    Sound Recordist

Per Theater Chart: Needing a Bigger Place

April 2nd, 2013

There was a huge selection of films in the $10,000 club, led by The Place Beyond the Pines, which earned an average of $69,864 in four theaters. This is the second-best per theater average for the year thus far, behind only Spring Breakers. Space Station rose back to the $10,000 club with $15,301 in two theaters. This film has amazing legs, even compared to other IMAX films, and pops into the $10,000 from time to time. Room 237 opened with an average of $14,847 in two theaters. This is a good start, but as a documentary its potential to expand is very limited. The overall box office leader, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, earned an average of $10,891 over the three-day portion of its opening weekend. Renoir was right behind with an average of $10,866 in six theaters. Temptation also managed to earn a spot in the $10,000 club with an average of $10,572. More...

Limited Releases: Going Mental for Limited Releases

March 29th, 2013

It's kind of a mixed week when it comes to limited releases. There are quite a few of them, but not many that have good reviews and strong buzz. The best of these is Blancanieves, which I thought opened previously. There are some with good reviews and some with buzz, but not a lot that scream hit. The Place Beyond the Pines probably has the best chance at hitting major milestones. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2013/03/29 88 $5,588   2 $2,794   $5,588 1
2013/04/05 107 $964 -83% 3 $321   $9,103 2
2013/04/12 93 $1,377 +43% 2 $689   $11,257 3
2013/04/19 90 $2,694 +96% 3 $898   $14,409 4
2013/04/26 98 $1,580 -41% 1 $1,580   $17,802 5
2013/05/03 89 $2,844 +80% 2 $1,422   $21,289 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2013/03/29 90 $8,139   3 $2,713   $8,139 1
2013/04/05 109 $1,741 -79% 3 $580   $9,880 2
2013/04/12 97 $1,835 +5% 2 $918   $11,715 3
2013/04/19 92 $4,507 +146% 3 $1,502   $16,222 4
2013/04/26 100 $2,223 -51% 1 $2,223   $18,445 5
2013/05/03 102 $3,051 +37% 2 $1,526   $21,496 6

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Argentina 10/28/2011 $0 0 0 0 $15,876 7/8/2018
International Total$15,876 7/8/2018

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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