Antonio de Santos

Film director, writer, visual artist  


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Antonio de Santos, born November 10, 1980 in Santiago, is a Chilean poet, filmmaker and psychoanalyst. He is known for his use of Otto Gross's work from the angle of liberal futuristic culture, as well as for his Freud / Burroughs analyzes and his poetic interpretations of authors such as Rimbaud, Trakl, and Novalis. In addition to his work as an interpreter of the word virus, he has written on various topics such as futurism, symbolism in poetry, modern art, neo-existentialism, shamanism, anti-capitalism or even personalities like Albert Samain, Ingmar Bergman or HP Lovecraft.

Inspired by…

  • Trakl
  • Rimbaud
  • Bergman
  • Tarr

Favorite Films

  • Le Feu Follet (1963)
  • Arrebato (1979)
  • Altered States (1980)
  • Visitor of a museum (1989)
  • The Magician (1958)