Back to the Origin

( Regreso al origen )

María José Glender de Mucha

  • Spanish (with English subtitles); 67 min
Audience Award for Mexican Feature-Length Documentary

Back to the Origin - María José Glender de Mucha

Mexico, 2017, 67 min
  • Starring: Eduardo Cajiga Gochicoa
  • Production: Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, A.C.

A 60-year-old man, still dreaming of paradise, shuts himself away from civilization in the mountains to try living self sufficiently and to see what secrets underlie solitude. Having trouble finding a truly uninhabited place Lalo has to keep dealing with human contact, which confronts his utopia. He begins to question the viability of his undertaking, and then to experience how he really feels when he is finally left alone for a long period of time.