Ixcanul Volcano

IXCANUL VOLCANO

Jayro Bustamante / 100’ / 2015 / Guatemala

DIRECTION: Jayro Bustamante
PRODUCTION: La Casa de Production / Tu Vas Voir Productions
SCRIPT: Jayro Bustamante
CINEMATOGRAPHY: Luis Armando Arteaga

 

Synopsis

Maria, a 17-year-old Kaqchikel Mayan girl. She lives with her parents in a coffee plantation, located on the foothills of an active volcano in Guatemala. She has to deal with an arranged marriage, a plan that she does not accept but from which she cannot run away. She will try to change her destiny despite her indigenous woman condition. However, a complication during her pregnancy will force her to go out looking for a hospital: the modern world of her dreams will save her life but at a high price.

DIRECTOR

Jayro Bustamante

Bustamante first studied communications at the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala in the city of Guatemala. After that, he worked for the international agency Ogilvy & Mather as advertisement director.

 

Filmography
2006: Todo es cuestión de trapos
2009: Usted
2010: Au détour des murs, les rostros d’une cité
2011: De Cuando grande mar
2014: El escuadrón de la muerte

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