By Daniel CORTES


Documentary - Completed 2019

Today Colombia is a country cracked in two, several S8 films has come to light, after being hidden for more than thirty years, to bring a dark presage. Today its violent prophesy is about to be fulfilled as the tragic fate of the repetition of a fratricidal hatred.

    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Experimental, Thriller
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 13 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Daniel CORTES
    • Producer(s)
    • Jose manuel DUQUE (MONOCICLO CINE)
    • Synopsis
    • Year 1984 in Colombia, leftist guerrillas faced the government, right-wing paramilitaries tortured civilians and the big narcos declared war on the state. That same year, for the first time, a peace dialogue with guerrillas is attempted.
      In a small town among the southern mountains, an anonymous cameraman films in Super 8mm the burial of the country's first and only indigenous priest, killed by paramilitaries. At the same time in the cold capital, a group of youngsters filmed, also in Super 8mm, a fictional thriller where a murderer persecutes and kills his victim. Both films were lost from their owners, passed thru different hands and places untilchance joined them to the bottom of an old box, they remained motionless without being seen more than thirty years. Today the most recent peace agreement attempt is falling apart, the films have come to light, bringing an obscure omen of death and repetition.