DONDE NACE EL SOL

WHERE THE SUN WAS BURN

By Elías JIMÉNEZ

CASA COMAL - as FEST

Epic - Completed 2012

Maya , an indigenous woman, experiences in her childhood the invasion of her ancestral culture, because misconceptions of global coexistence. She mustflee to save her life. With the spiritual help of the ancestors, Maya survives in the jungle and learn to respect it.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Epic, Drama
    • Countries
    • GUATEMALA
    • Languages
    • Other
    • Duration
    • 85 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Elías JIMÉNEZ
    • Writer(s)
    • Edgar SAJCABÚN
    • Producer(s)
    • Elías JIMÉNEZ (CASA COMAL), Hugo COPER, Rafael ROSAL (CASA COMAL)
    • Synopsis
    • Maya , a n indigenous woman, e xpe r ienc e s in her childhood
      the invasion of her ancestral culture, because
      misconceptions of g loba l coe xistenc e . S he mu s t f l e e to sav e
      her life. With the spiritual help of the ancestors, M aya
      surv i v e s in the jungle and learn to respect it. But also
      learns that the road she should go through it alone .
      I n youth she l i v e s in an underground communi t y, k nows the
      suffering of her people due to lack of land and for e ign
      invasion. M aya has to f l e e a s a resour c e to surv i v e .
      As she grows up, M aya leaves the spiritual guidance of the
      ancestors and in the se l f i shly search of reconstruct ing he r
      pas t in the human dimension , she ignored temporarily the
      devastat ion of he r peopl e .
      A journe y of five hundred years into the future wil l prov ide
      the opportuni ty to contribute to the renewal of the
      fol lowing generat ion s .
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