During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.
Three actresses at different stages of their career. One from before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, one popular star of today known throughout the country and a young girl longing to attend a drama conservatory.
Halla, a woman in her forties, declares war on the local aluminum industry to prevent it from disfiguring her country. She risks all she has to protect the highlands of Iceland-but the situation could change with the unexpected arrival of a small orphan in her life.Written by
Hugo Van Herpe
Great movie about both personal and human responsibilities
In this age of modernity it is hard to know how to fix any of the problems facing us as a species. Perhaps the largest and most existential threat currently facing humanity is climate change, but how do you combat something that the average person has so little control over? This is the question the film tries to answer, with the protagonist conflicted over choosing whether to address global problems or help make personal change in the life of someone who needs it. It's hard to choose one or the other, though they are not necessarily so different.
The film had a light hearted and whimsical approach to this dilemma which helped ground it and make it more personal. The relatively small scope of the story is refreshing and helps in creating empathy and a real connection towards Halla. The plot at time was a bit hard to logically believe, but given the emotional investment this film earns it is no big deal. Overall this is a great film about the conflict between the personal and the global.
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