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Ixcanul (Volcano)

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Year of participation 2015
Program Feature Competition

Ixcanul (Volcano)
Producer(s) Marina Peralta, Pilar Peredo, Edgard Tenembaum, Jayro Bustamante
Director(s) Jayro Bustamante
Script Jayro Bustamante
Director of Photography Luis Armando Arteaga
Production designer Pilar Peredo
Music by Pascual Reyes
Sound Julien Cloquet, Eduardo Cáceres Staackmann, Beatrix Moersch
Edit Cesar Diaz
Cast María Mercedes Coroy, María Telón, Manuel Manuel Antún, Justo Lorenzo, Marvin Coroy

Production company(-ies) La casa de Producción Tu Vas Voir Calle Lincoln, 11, 3o, 3a 08006 Barcelona, Spain
 

Synopsis

María, a young 17 year old mayan girl, lives and works with her parents on a coffee plantation on the foothills of an active volcano in Guatemala. An arranged marriage awaits her. Although Maria dreams of going to the “big city”, her condition as an indigenous woman does not permit her to change her destiny. Later on, a snake bite forces her to go out into the modern world where her life is saved, but at what price...

Awards
Alfred Bauer Award, Berlin IFF, Germany, 2015; Best Iberoamerican Film Award, Best Iberoamerican Director Award, Guadalajara FF, Mexico, 2015; La Dépêche du Midi’s Public Award, French critics’ Discovery Award, CinéLatino Toulouse FF, France, 2015; Best Feature Award, FICCI Cartagena, Colombia, 2015

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 Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation
 
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