Heart

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Heart

Yollotl
Fernando Colin Roque
International Competition Short Film
Documentary Film
France
2020
17 minutes
Spanish
subtitles: 
English
German premiere

A voice speaking the Aztec language Nahuatl and a ritual song accompany the children’s games in the Mayan rain forest. They put their ears to the trees which seem to speak to each other and to the universe. They listen to an ancient love story that continues today. A myth of Mesoamerican culture is invoked. Animated sequences and extreme backlighting visualize the tree’s inner life. What images may emerge in the children’s mind’s eyes?


Anke Leweke

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Fernando Colin Roque
Eric Prigent
Eduardo Martinez
Natalia Trebik
Fernando Colin Roque
Fernando Colin Roque
Fernando Colin Roque
Chloé Belloc
Mathilde Lavenne
Fernando Colin Roque
Fernando Colin Roque
Nicolas Verhaeghe
Yannick Delmaire
Baptiste Evrard
Chloé Belloc

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