Film Details

Venezuela / 2019 / 120 min.
Directed by Maruvi Leonet, Javier Martintereso
Spanish w/ English Subtitles
Genre: Drama
Feature

Synopsis

Gregoria, a young peasant from the Venezuelan Andes, embarks on a journey from Mérida to Caburé to fulfill her beloved grandfather’s wish to pay tribute to those young activists disappeared by the government during the 60s. On the road, she meets Lucía, an eccentric woman who is carrying a piñata for a grandson she has yet to meet. Forced by a series of circumstances to travel together, both women will come to terms with their past, their present and their country’s historical memory.

Gregoria, una joven campesina de los Andes venezolanos, viaja desde Mérida a Caburé para cumplir con el deseo de su amado abuelo de rendir homenaje a un grupo de jóvenes activistas desaparecidos por el gobierno durante los años 60. En el camino, conoce a Lucía, una mujer excéntrica que lleva una piñata para un nieto que aún no conoce. Obligadas por una serie de circunstancias a viajar juntas, ambas mujeres se reconciliarán con su pasado, su presente y con la memoria histórica de su país.