Longing to discover the world on the other side of the mountain, María seduces a coffee harvester who wants to escape to the USA. When this man leaves her behind, María discovers her own culture from a new perspective. "A young Mayan woman finds herself at a crossroads between ancient and modern worlds in 'Ixcanul', a transporting, hypnotically beautiful debut feature from Guatemalan director Jayro Bustamante." (Variety)
Creditsdirector: Jayro Bustamante
composer: Pascual Reyes
producer: Jayro Bustamante
screenplay: Jayro Bustamante
Editor: Cesar Diaz
Cinematography: Luis Armando Arteaga
production company: La Casa de Production
More infodialogue: Spanosh, Maya
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: Guatemala - France
JAYRO BUSTAMANTE (1977): Cuando Sea Grande (2012, short), Ixcanul (2015).