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A Short film by Fernando Colin Roque

Produced by Le Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains

Production year : 2020


This film connects the past and the present through a love story inspired by Mesoamerican mythology and testimonials from people who live in the Mayan rainforest. A story in Nahuatl and a ritual song accompanies the journey through the interior of ancient trees to the universe.


Production and distribution

Photos (15)

Full credits (15)

Assistant director :

Chloé Belloc

Line Producer :

Éric Prigent

Director of Photography :

Fernando Colin Roque

Production Manager :

Luc-Jérôme Bailleul

Sound Editor :

Nicolas Verhaeghe

Music Composer :

Fernando Colin Roque

Grader :

Baptiste Évrard

Narrator :

Fernando Colin Roque

Sound recordists :

Chloé Belloc, Julio Rojas Roque

Screenwriter :

Fernando Colin Roque

Assistant Operator :

Araceli Vargas

Editors :

Chloé Belloc, Fernando Colin Roque

Animation :

Fernando Colin Roque

Visual effects :

Fernando Colin Roque

Sound Mixer :

Yannick Delmaire

Technical details

Short film

Genres :

Documentary, Animated film

Sub-genre :

Fairy tale, Legend, Science fiction

Themes :

Love, Science and nature, Legends

Production language :

Nahuatl, Maya, Spanish

Production country :


Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :


Runtime :

17 min 10 seconds

Production formats :

Digital creation - Computer generated images

Color type :


Aspect ratio :


Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

Rating restrictions :


Posters (1)


Selections (2)

DOK Leipzig - 2021

DOK Leipzig (Germany, 2021)


International Competition