LES FILMS DE CANNES À BUCAREST 10 - THE GOLDEN DAY
Camera d'Ór, SACD Award, Semaine de la Critique, Cannes 2019
Directed by: César DIAZ
Year of production: 2019
Country: GUATEMALA, BELGIUM, FRANCE
Length: 78 minutes
Guatemala, 2018. The country is riveted on the trial of the military officers who started the civil war. The victims’ testimonials keep pouring in. Ernesto, a young anthropologist at the Forensic Foundation, identifies people who have gone missing. One day, through an old lady’s story, Ernesto thinks he has found a lead that will allow him to find his father, a guerillero who disappeared during the war.