Synopsis: A former war photographer and her physician husband are caught up in a riot when locals in an Andean village vent their unhappiness with contamination from a nearby mine.
Genre: Drama
Production: First Run Features
  4 wins & 8 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
109 min

What have those people ever done for us?

Nilo, youre an idiot.

God is listening.

Mountain spirit, please cure her.

With this water take away her illness.

Mother Earth, I honour you.

Please grant us a good life.

May my beloved Saturnina

and I live happily.

I miss you, Grace.

I miss your scent.

I miss your breath, your

warmth, your presence.

And here it is, its magic...

our little clinic, lost

far in the countryside.

My other colleagues...

Joaquin from Buenos Aires, fast asleep.

What has he been up to last night again?


Hi, Max. Good morning.

- Good morning, Ral.

- Had a good sleep?

Yes, thank you.

- Very cold.

- Very cold indeed.


- Its me. How are you? Okay?

- Not bad. How are you?

Reza is such a devil! He bit

a girl in his class today.

- You must be kidding.

- No.

He eats sweets all day

so he must have passed

on the flavour to her too.

I adore him.

- Is that Maxs voice?

- Yes.

- He sent me a video message.

- Hes still sending you videos?

- Yes.

- Hes so nice.

Did you sleep last night?

No, I cant sleep. I cant

stop thinking of Omar.

You must accept that

this was his destiny.

There is no such thing as destiny.

You must start practising

communing with God.

God will always listen to what you say.

God wants you to approach Him.

I have nothing to tell him.

Dont be so hard on yourself.

Ill call you tomorrow.

- Love you.

- Till tomorrow.

Shes such a good mother, dear Virgin.

Please protect my mother.

I promise to keep your house clean.

And I promise to learn some Bach.

At least one song.

I know you must be angry with us.

Angry enough to punish us.

Forgive me. Forgive my mother.

Forgive my sister Saturnina,

too. Shes a good person.

She can act like a child...

but shes a good person.

And now... How do you feel?

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