By William VEGA


Drama - Completed 2012

Fleeing a massacre in her remote Colombian village, Alicia is attempting to make a new life in the high Andes at the lakeside "La Sirga" guesthouse, owned by her uncle Oscar. There she tries to rebuild herself and eventually feels safe, until her fears and the war threat resurface again.

& Awards

Directors' Fortnight 2012
Directors' Fortnight
Toronto - TIFF 2012
San Sebastian FF 2012
Horizontes Latinos
Sao Paulo IFF 2012
New Directors Competition
Mar Del Plata IFF 2012
Competencia Latino Americana Fipresci Award
San Sebastian FF 2014
Co-production Forum - Director's Previous Works
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 0.6 - 1 M$
    • Duration
    • 88 mn
    • Director(s)
    • William VEGA
    • Writer(s)
    • William VEGA
    • EIDR
    • 10.5240/18CA-FA08-3309-6825-A025-0
    • Producer(s)
    • Diana María BUSTAMANTE ESCOBAR (Burning Blue), Oscar RUIZ NAVIA (Contravia Films), Thierry LENOUVEL (Ciné Sud Promotion)
    • Synopsis
    • Alicia is helpless. Fleeing the armed violence that has claimed the lives of those dearest to her, she ends up in La Sirga, at the guesthouse of Oscar, the only family she has left. Here, on the shores of a great lake in the Andes, she tries to rebuild her life. But this place, where she feels safe, is not spared by the fighting, The return of Freddy, the son that Oscar has been awaiting for years, his enigmatic intentions and his possible link with the warring factions bring La Sirga what Alicia fears the most.