Synopsis:

Displaced from the countryside by the violence, Blanca has since ocupied a small barrack on the border of Bogota, with three of her grandsons. In the middle of an adolescence crisis, Didier, the older brother, distances himself, moving towards uncertainty. With the help of the blessed souls, Blanca fights to protect him from afar, and watches over the two younger children, John and Camilo, for fear that they too might lose their way...

The portrait of a grandmother that is fighting for the future of her own. A thousand-year-old narrative on the outcast of the modern world.

Recent selection(s):
Festival International Jean Rouch, Bilan du Film Ethnographique (Paris)
Etats généraux du Documentaire (Lussas)
Recent award(s):
Cinéma du Réel - Festival International de Films Documentaires (Paris)
Director's filmography:
- Tantas Almas (Feature)
- En lo escondido (2007 - Feature)
- L'étreinte du fleuve (Los Abrazos Del Rio) (2010 - Feature)
- Noche Herida (nuit blessée) (2015 - Feature)
- Besos frios (2015 - Short)
Type:
Feature
Genre:
Doc
Year of production:
2015
Status:
Finished
Runtime:
90'
Majority:
Yes
Production:
VOA asbl