MOTHER LODE

By Matteo TORTONE

MALFÉ FILM - as PROD

Documentary - Development 2019

A gold rush with no return.

    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • ITALY, FRANCE
    • Director(s)
    • Matteo TORTONE
    • Producer(s)
    • Alessandro ABBA LEGNAZZI (MALFÉ FILM), Alexis TAILLANT (Wendigo Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Jorge, aged 21, lives in the outskirts of Lima. A motorcycle-taxi driver, his dream is tobecome a mechanic and open a garaga. To get the money he needs, he decides to cross Peru and try his luck in La Rinconada, a mining town at an altitude of 5300 metres. He hears people say that miners disappear there… Once in the mining world, his navety and hope soon disappear to leave space for the other side of the set, the hidden side of this terrifying “El Dorado”. A gold rush with no return.
    • Partners & financing
    • WENDIGO FILMS
      CNC - DEVELOPMENT
      PROCIREP/ANGOA - DEVELOPMENT
      PIEMONTE DOC FILM FUND - DEVELOPMENT
      AIDE AUX CINéMAS DU MONDE
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jan 08, 2019
    • End of shooting
    • Mar 20, 2019
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