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2014 | B/N | 93

Santos de la Torre is a Huichol artist who lives isolated and unrecognized in his own country though a magnificent beadwork mural of his is displayed at the entrance of the Louvre, in Paris. This documentary follows him on his pilgrimage to sacred places, such as Wirikuta, "the land of peyote," in San Luis Potosí state, where he asks the gods to let him make a new mural showing the history, mythology, and religious practices of his people. 

Country: Estados Unidos
Direction: Echevarría; Nicolás
Script: Echevarría; Nicolás
Production: Álvarez; José
Photography: Echevarría; Nicolás, Hofmann; Sebastián
Music: Lavista; Mario
Cast:de la Torre; Santos
Participation year at FICM: 2014

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