Elena, a Tsotsil woman from San Andrés Larraínzar, Chiapas, is challenged by the uses and customs of her people when an almost entirely male community assembly appoints her as a municipal trustee. As an authority, she introduces us to the complexity of the system of sociopolitical organization in San Andrés. During her term of office, the traditional practice of masculinity begins to be questioned.
Abel and Marianne discover that their 13-year-old son Joseph has been secretly selling his most prized possessions. They quickly realize that Joseph is not the only one, there are hundreds of children around the world doing the same thing. His mission: finance a mysterious project in Africa to save the planet.
A pioneer among filmmakers, Jane Campion was the first woman to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes, for The Piano. In 40 years of work, she has carved out a unique place for herself in the highly masculine pantheon of cinema. A visual and iconoclastic director, a subtle portraitist of women and the human soul, Campion is also a furtive director: both discreet and whimsical, gentle and impertinent, and sometimes misunderstood.
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