A young man returns to his family farm, after a long stay in ex-gay conversion therapy, and is torn between the expectations of his emotionally distant father, and the memories of a past, loving relationship he has tried to bury.
Lorenzo is a quiet teenager who lives with his parents and his younger brother in small city in the Argentinean Patagonia. One day, a family friend's son named Caíto moves south and settles... See full summary »
I can only imagine what it would have been like to make such a movie in Africa 25 years (1997) ago. Stories such as this are often never told in Africa and its just amazing how close to real life this cuts
This film explores the major concepts of sexuality as seen in Africa, from the unconscious euphoria of a young love, to public perception, to its relation to African spirituality to parental concerns and rejection, to an acquired state of shame wrapped in denial and then finally the confrontation of the truth of one's sexuality.
The characters' journey is captured with an amazing composition, in a way that shows its beauty but also reflect their pain and struggles. From urban scenery to beaches and waterfalls, it is set to showcase the rich earthly heritage of the people who's story it tells.
The beauty of story telling lies in the fact that a story should remain Timeless and relevant no matter the Era it is told from or told to and for decades to come, this film will remain relevant.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this