A poor man in his 70s lives alone in a house on the coast of Mexico. With no deed to the lot where he lives, he watches on in despair as his house is demolished. Little by little he begins to lose his mind. Memories from a past come unbidden and begin to haunt his daily existence. Thus begins a journey into the mountains and the forest in search of faces from his past and echoes of another time, of a younger self.
A small tribute to Chantal Akerman, conceived as a series of impossible letters addressed to the great deceased director.
A young actress joins her estranged brother and new boyfriend, also an actor, at her parents’ rustic home in a Mexican mining town. There, the couple deals with culture shock and familial rivalries.
After two years with his adoptive parents in Fort Lauderdale, Matías, an indigenous Mexican child, develops a strange disease and is sent back to his hometown.
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