Based on a true story: Aschlop, 17 years, is surviving witness to a massacre, where the military in Guatemala slaughters an entire neighbouring village. She also sees her brother, Mateo, 19, knocked down and captured by the military. She escapes with her family along with hundreds of thousands of other indigenous people across the border into the southern Mexico. Aschlop has a supernatural relation to her brother via their protecting spirits – the puma and the owl – and swares in front of Mateo’s new born son to find the truth about Mateo.
An Ulf Hultberg – Åsa Faringer film
(87’ feature. Danish-Swedish-Mexican film. Spanish language.)
BASED ON BEST-SELLING NOVEL “PUMANS DOTTER” BY MONICA ZAK, SCREENPLAY BY BOB FOSS.
“THIS FILM IS A TRIBUTE TO THE REFUGEES OF THE WORLD, ESCAPING FROM WAR.”
RIGOBERTA MENCHÚ TUM
Nobel Peace Prize Winner
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