Colombia • 1h 22m
Directed by Federico Atehortúa Arteaga • Documentary • 2019 • 83 minutes
A family accident leads the director of the film to discover the strange relationship that exists between his mother, the origins of Colombian cinema and recent events of the Colombian armed conflict. On March 6, 1906, four people were executed for the assassination attempt of the president of Colombia, Rafael Reyes, in front of the public eye. Historians gathers the depiction through images of this event as the beginning of the cinema in Colombia. While a director makes a film about this subject, suddenly, his mother, apparently suffers a strange mental disease: without explanation she stops talking. This situation forces him to stop his film and starts recording his mother's everyday activity, trying to understand what possibly is happening to her.
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