Beautifully shot in luminous black and white this is a quietly gripping, unsentimental and persuasively realistic tale of an indomitable old peasant’s implacable resistance to oppressive authority and a hymn to the power of music.
“A message this political has rarely been delivered in so poetic a form.” LA Times
Winner of over 30 Festival Awards including Un Certain Regard Best Actor Cannes Film Festival 2006
+ short, Samuel, Chile, 2015, 11 mins.
Hand-drawn animation illustrates this survivor’s tale