THE OFFSPRING

LA CRÍA

By Alcides J C ARAYA

EL VUELO CINE - as PROD / FIN

Documentary - Completed 2016

Claudio works in the livestock rearing activity with his family. Adversity and bad business do not intimidate him. Claudio does his tasks in the farm while raising her daughter.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 80 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alcides J C ARAYA
    • Writer(s)
    • Luis alfredo VILLALBA
    • Producer(s)
    • Alcides j c ARAYA (EL VUELO CINE)
    • Synopsis
    • A farm abandoned in East of Mendoza in Las Catitas of Santa Rosa tries to be recovered for the rearing of cattle a difficult activity for the type of dry weather in the region. The weed has advanced on the old crops and streams. Nothing of the old serves and practically have to start from scratch. Harrow with blades and spikes cleaned the field. Fire is used for the more intricate parts. The posts that hold the fences to delimit clearly the estate are then repaired. The main works are driven by Claudio a forty year old man who the newborn daughter lives on the farm with his wife Laura and Selene. For two years it is grow the relationship between the estate and his daughter.The ploughed land prepares for the planting of fodder.By the hijuelas begins running water that will water the alfalfa, sorghum and barley.The water of a well distributed carries water for the sleeves. In the area are acquired machinery used such as ploughs, harrows and crushers and they repaired to its best performance. Sowing is done at different times of the year to distribute food. The herbs are sprayed to control the deadly clavelillo for cattle. The planning of the poultry and its construction is the final stage of preparation. Some heads of cattle purchased from nearby farms, but most is purchased in the auction of the cattle fair of Las Catitas. Livestock is brought to the farm for fattening. Feed it with the prepared fodder vaccine it is and cure it of typical illnesses. Social life is active among the group that works on the farm. Roasts with tunes are interspersed with the baptism of Selene and her first birthday. The atmosphere of camaraderie helps with the difficulties of the work. On the other hand Selene as it grows is approaching animals imitating the work of his father. the affection between them is enriched with what. The end is open to new cycle its repetitions and its changes...
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