Synopsis: On the banks of Magdalena river, Colombia, in 2002. José returns home deep in the forest after a long fishing night to discover that paramilitary forces killed his two sons, Dionisio and Rafael, and threw their bodies into the river. José begins a lonely journey to retrieve and provide a proper burial for his boys, in order to prevent their tormented souls from being stuck in this world. Aboard his canoe, José discovers the magic of a country torn into pieces.
Director’s Biography:After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Economy in Bogotá, Nicolas Rincon Gille studied in Belgium. He worked as a cinematographer on a few films and directed three short films before embarking on his project dedicated to the richness of oral tradition in Colombia’s countryside.