Tierra Virgen

Virgin Land

Drama / 2016 / 14 minutes 26 seconds / / Short film / 2K / 25fps / Stereo / Italy, Peru

Director: Giovanni Aloi

In a Peru choked by drug trafficking, more and more farmers decide every day to escape the yoke of organized crime, gathering in cooperatives. Tierra Virgen investigates the life of a farming family who is about to start walking on this legality’s path. Nesto, as a teenager, lends a hand in the field of the parents even if would like to stay close to his peers. His father Eusebio is persuaded by his wife Angelica to enter the local cooperative, but, just hidden by a wall of cane, continues to grow coca.

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