“Nobody Knows I’m Here,” also known as “Nadie Sabe Que Estoy Aquí,” is the feature narrative debut from director Gaspar Antillo. Netflix has released the official trailer for the Chilean filmmaker’s debut, starring Jorge García. Juan de Dios Larraín and Pablo Larraín (“Ema,” “Jackie”) produce the film, which releases on Netflix on June 24.
The synopsis is as follows:
Memo (Jorge García) lives on a remote Chilean sheep farm, hiding a beautiful singing voice from the outside world. A recluse with a glittery flair, he can’t stop dwelling on the past, but what will happen once someone finally listens?
“Nobody Knows I’m Here” world premiered at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival, where Antillo was awarded Best New Narrative Director. The film also stars Millaray Lobos, Luis Gnecco, Alejandro Goic, Gaston Pauls and Eduardo Paxeco. Rocío Jadue and Mariane Hartard executive produce. Other Latin Americans to win prizes at Tribeca were Mexican actor Noé Hernández for ” Kokoloko,” and Mexican director of photography Alejandro Mejia for “499.”
Antillo’s directed the short film “Mala Cara,” which was selected as part of the Miami Short Film Festival. He casts García in the lead role as the former child singer. Before “Nobody Knows I’m Here,” García has appeared in the critically acclaimed series, “Lost,” as Hugo ‘Hurley’ Reyes. His recent credits include “Running Out of Time,” “Hawaii Five-0,” and Netflix’s “The Wrong Missy.” He is starring in Rafael J. Noble’s “When We Were Pirates.”
Estefania Larrain is the production designer on Antillo’s film. Larrain has also worked on “Neruda,” “A Fantastic Woman” and “Ema.” She won Best Art Director for “Neruda” at the 2016 Havana Film Festival.
“Nobody Knows I’m Here” releases on Netflix on June 24. Fabula, the production company behind Pablo Larraín’s “Ema,” produces the film.