Under Construction (The Place I Was Born No Longer Exists)
Ignacio Agüero • 1h 17m
Directed by Ignacio Agüero • Documentary • 2001 • 58 minutes
A neighbor suffers the demolition of neighboring houses and the construction of a building for two years. The sun stops illuminating the house and his sick mother dies. Spring is coming and with it her first grandchild. A film about the passage of time in which two cultures, separated by a wall, seem at war. In the end, the new inhabitant of the building looks down at him from his balcony. It is the gaze of the victors.
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