A film by César Acevedo, 2024

Genre: Drama

Languages: Spanish

Subtitles: French / English

Format: HD

Sound: 5.1

Duration: 90 min

Countries: Colombia, France, Luxembourg

Year: 2024



Two ghosts, a mother and son, search for the boy’s missing father on a journey, both physical and spiritual, through a world ravaged by war. Only through great sacrifice will they mend the fragile bonds that bind them and perhaps find redemption…



Director: César Acevedo

Script: César Acevedo

Image: Mateo Guzman (ADFC)

Sound: Juan Camilo Martinez

Decors: Marcela Gomez Montoya

Editing: Soledad Salfate

Music: Harry Allouche


Cast: Claudio Cataño, Paulina Garcia, Carlos Mario Echeverry, Maria Victoria Hernandez, Ángela Patricia Cano


Produit par Inercia Films (Colombie), Ciné Sud Promotions (Fr) and Tarantula Luxembourg.


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César Augusto Acevedo, director and screenwriter, was born in Cali, Colombia, in 1987. He graduated from the Faculty of Social Communication at Valle University. His first feature film, THE EARTH AND THE SHADOW, had its world premiere at the Critics’ Week of the Cannes Film Festival in 2015, where the film won four awards: the France 4 Revelation Award, the SACD Award, the Rail D’Or and the Caméra d’Or. After its release, the film was screened in more than 40 film festivals around the world and won more than 25 national and international awards.


He is currently in post-production on the short film La Campana, winner of the Colombian FDC. His film experience extends as co-writer and assistant director of Oscar Ruiz Navia’s Los Hongos, a feature film that won the Special Jury Prize in the Filmmakers of the Present section at the Locarno Film Festival, among other international recognitions. Since 2017, he has been working as a professor of filmmaking at different universities, among them La Escuela Nacional de Cine and Congo Film School. He is also the official programmer of the Cartagena International Film Festival since 2018.


He is currently developing his second feature film Horizonte, a project with which he has been selected to participate in BrLab (2017), Cinefondation Residency of the Cannes Film Festival (2018), Ibero-American Film Project Development Course of the Ibermedia Programme and the Carolina Foundation (2020), and with which he has been awarded the Fund for Film Development in the Fiction: Feature Film Production modality (2020).