María, a 17-year-old Maya Kaqchikel woman, lives with her parents on a coffee plantation on the skirts of an active volcano in Guatemala. An arranged marriage awaits her, not a project pleasing to her but one from which there is no escape.

Genre: Drama

Length: 91 minutes

Year: 2015

Languages: Maya Kaqchikel and Spanish

Director: Jayro Bustamante

Writer: Jayro Bustamante

Producers: Jayro Bustamante,  Marina Peralta, Edgard Tennembaum, Pilar Peredo, Georges Renand and Inés Nofuentes

Cast: María Mercedes Coroy, María Telón, Marvin Coroy, Manuel Antún, Justo Álvaro Lorenzo

World premiere: 2015 Berlinale, Germany

Coproduction: Guatemala: La Casa de Producción and  France: Tu Vas Voir



23 awards and 24 nominations in international festivals

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