THE HEIGHTS

CUMBRES

By Gabriel NUNCIO

CIRCO 2.12 - as SALES All rights, World / DISTR Theatrical, TV, DVD-video, VOD, Airline, MEXICO

First film - Completed 2013

Due a tragedy, two sisters abruptly flee from their hometown. Miwi, the younger one, with no clear idea of what happened, drives untiringly to save her sister Juliana, implicating her in the misadventure. Their journey creates a bittersweet relationship marked by pain, guilt and love.

Festivals
& Awards

Ficunam 2013
Los Cabos IFF 2013
SXSW 2014
RMFF 2014
Premio jurado joven
Cinema Jove 2014
Zadar FF 2014
Unasur 2014
Festival do Rio 2014
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • First film, Drama
    • Countries
    • MEXICO
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 81 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Gabriel NUNCIO
    • Writer(s)
    • Gabriel NUNCIO
    • Producer(s)
    • Israel CARDENAS (AURORA DOMINICANA)
    • Synopsis
    • At midnight Miwi’s father awakens her because there is an emergency. He asks Miwi to pack her sister Juliana’s cloths and take her aunt Bea’s house, in a nearby city. The family’s heartrending behavior evidence that something is not being told.
      The trip is just beginning when Juliana asks Miwi to detours to her boyfriend's house. They find out that is surrounded by patrols, police and a few curious.
      During the journey to aunt Bea’s Juliana confess Miwi that she got into a fight with her boyfriend. Miwi thinks that he probably hurt her.
      The warm welcome from Bea dramatically changes and she suddenly asks Juliana to leave.
      Miwi escapes with her sister on the way to Efren’s house, a family friend who lives about seven hours away.
      To get more money for the road, the sisters look for their cousin Danisaurio who by deception joins to the trip.
      Miwi discovers the reason why they are running away. A few miles later Danisaurio learns the secret. In the final leg of the journey the sisters try to keep their relationship intact despite the dark event that follows them.
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