María, a 17 year old mayan girl, lives on the slope of an active volcano in Guatemala. An arranged marriage awaits her. Although María dreams of seeing the "big city", her condition as an indigenous woman does not permit her to manage her own destiny. Later on, a complication forces her to go into the modern world, where her life will be saved, but at a very high cost.
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Love... has no shape.
Love... has no reason. Love... destroys it all. Free adaptation of the poem I Am That Place, by mexican poet Cindy Giacoman.
In the Guatemalan highlands, a region inhabited mostly by mayans, an innocent love grows between two girls. One, a 12 year old mayan, and the other, a 9 year old mestizo girl. In this relationship, any differences: physical, dress, status and cultural do not fit. Until one day, both girls will discover that their perfect world, of child joy, has been manipulated by an adult hand...