Phone Line 137

(PHONE LINE 137)

In Argentina, one woman is murdered every 30 hours and thousands more face sexual violence and other shocking brutality behind the walls of their own homes. For many of them, their salvation is telephone line 137 – the only line that helps victims of domestic violence in crisis situations.

Alongside social workers, psychologists and police, the film captures one chilling case of abuse after another – from death threats to rape and violence against women, children and the elderly. Together with the employees of line 137, the film reveals the world of everyday domestic terror, from which it is extremely difficult to break free. It provides an insight into the continuous operation of the safety net, which shows the victims of domestic violence the way out and brings them new hope.

About the film

Director: Lucía Vassallo
Argentina
2020 | 82 min.

Language: Spanish

Subtitles: Czech, English
In the case of outdoor and indoor screenings, the films are shown only with Czech subtitles.

Czech premiere

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Category

Our Daily Sex

Director

Lucía Vassallo

Filmography
2020 - Transoceánicas
2020 - PHONE LINE 137
2013 - La cárcel del fin del Mundo

Lucía  Vassallo

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