LA PRUEBA (THE TRIAL) is a wonderful picture talking about family bounds and love of the land. In her first film, Judith Velez shows her country as it has never been done before: a country full of contrast, with magnificent landscapes but still a place where living is not easy... You should go and watch this Peruvian film ! to rare to be missed !!! Having lived abroad for some years, Miranda returns to her picturesque hometown of Arequipa (Peru) to search for her long-lost father Ignacio. With her brother Tomas badly in need for a bone marrow transplant and likely to get a good match with Ignaçio, Miranda is particularly motivated to sniffing down the trail to his whereabouts. In Arequipa, she forms an unlikely partnership with hydraulic engineer and dam expert Saùl (Pietro Sibille - "Dias de Santiago"), who drives her far into the Andean countryside where clues indicate Ignaçio may be hiding...
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