SAL

YEAR:

2018

COUNTRIES:

Colombia, France

DIRECTOR:

William Vega

CAST:

Heraldo Romero

LENGTH:

72 Min

LANGUAGE:

OmeU (Spanish with English Subtitles)

SYNOPSIS

Heraldo undertakes a trip to search his missing father. To do it, he must be cross a big desert zone aboard his old motorcycle. On the road, he has an accident that leaves him wounded at the bottom of an abyss. There, Salomón and Magdalena, a couple who lives hidden among the arid landscape find him and care for him. They feed him with cactus and treat his injuries with salt, but Heraldo ́s exterior wounds are just a sign of his scarred soul. By erasing the traces of his past, Heraldo can return to the path.

TRAILER

SCREENINGS

Friday 15.03.2019          Babylon 3     20:15 h

Sunday 17.03.2019        Babylon 2     18:15 h

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

William Vega

William Vega is a director/screenwriter born in Cali, Colombia, in 1981. He is a graduate of the Universidad del Valle´s School of Communications & Journalism (Colombia 2004) and specialized in Film & Television Screenwriter at the School of Arts & Entertainment (TAI) in Madrid (Spain, 2008). His first film, La Sirga had it´s world premiere at Director´s Fortnight 2012, and has been selected for major festivals around the world incl. the Discovery Section of the Toronto IFF and the Latin Horizons section of San Sebastian IFF. It was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize in Mar del Plata IFF 2012; Best Film in Bratislava IFF 2012, Best Director in Vladivostok IFF 2012, Best First Film in Habana IFF 2012, Peter Brunette Award for best director in River Run IFF 2013, and Honourable Mention New Directors in San Francisco IFF 2013.