LOS FANTASMAS DEL CARIBE

By Felipe MONROY

TAILS INTERNATIONAL SALES - as BUYER REP

Documentary - Completed 2018

Back in Colombia after years abroad, the director films his family exploded by the violence of the country marked by 50 years of civil wars. The peace process is underway...

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Visions du Reel 2018
    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • SWITZERLAND, COLOMBIA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 89 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Felipe MONROY
    • Producer(s)
    • José-Michel BUHLER (ADOK FILMS)
    • Synopsis
    • With the FARC-government peace process perhaps about to turn the page on over 50 years of war, the director begins his own reconciliation effort, the result and instrument of which both being this film.
      What to do with poorly-healed wounds? And what role can film play in the perilous exercise that is forgiveness? It is simultaneously as son, brother, Colombian and filmmaker that Felipe Monroy tackles these questions and there lies the beauty of the film: it manages to look the ghosts of the past straight in the eyes, to own the contradictory feelings the story arouses in its author and to invite us to share.