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Rated NR · 91 min. · 2016

Drama

The brilliant debut by Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante is a mesmerizing fusion of fact and fable, a dreamlike depiction of the daily lives of Kaqchikel speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano. Immersing us in its characters' customs and beliefs, Ixcanul chronicles with unblinking realism, a disappearing tradition and a disappearing people.

Director: Jayro Bustamante
Writer: Jayro Bustamante
Cast: Maria Mercedes Coroy, Maria Telón, Manuel Antún, Justo Lorenzo and Marvin Coroy

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