DIRTY RIVER

RIO SUCIO

By Gustavo FALLAS

LES CINEMAS DU MONDE - LA FABRIQUE CINEMA DE L’INSTITUT FRANÇAIS - as PROMO

Drama - Development 2016

In Costa Rica’s rural areas, where there is a strong family tradition, life replays itself. Here, a grandfather takes the place of his grandson, and the grandson takes the place of his grandfather.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Drama, Second film
    • Countries
    • COSTA RICA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Director(s)
    • Gustavo FALLAS
    • Producer(s)
    • Gustavo FALLAS (Centrosur Producciones), Ruth SIBAJA (Magacine)
    • Synopsis
    • Río Sucio tells the story of the meeting of two strangers: an elderly hermit living alone in the mountains where he hates his only neighbor, and his 12-year-old grandson whose mother has left him in his grandfather’s care. During their time together, the grandfather teaches the boy how to survive life in the mountains, but he also learns a lesson about hate and its fatal consequences.
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