Maite Alberdi

as a director has developed a highly particular style that achieves an intimate portrayal of the characters she works with, through everyday stories in small-scale worlds.


The Lifeguard, 2011; Tea Time, 2014; I'm Not from Here, 2016; The Grown Ups, 2016.
Award for Discovery of New Subjects and New Heroes – “Silver Nanook”

The Grown Ups (12+)

Chile, the Netherlands, France, 2016, colour, 82 min.
Director: Maite Alberdi
A moving, confrontational portrait of four Chilean adults with Down’s syndrome. Although they feel ready for adult life, society doesn’t agree.


Creteil International Women Films Festival – Audience Award; Fidadocs – Audience Award.