Valley of Souls [Fiction]

March 28, 2020
New York City
Cinepolis Chelsea Auditorium
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Sunday, May 1, 2022 – 3:15 PM

ABOUT


COUNTRY COLOMBIA
YEAR 2020
DURATION 137 min
LANGUAGE Spanish /English subtitles
SYNOPSIS

José returns to his home deep in the jungle after a long fishing night to discover that paramilitary forces killed his two sons, Dionisio and Rafael, and threw their bodies into the river. 

José begins a lonely journey to retrieve and provide a proper burial for his boys preventing their tormented souls from being stuck in this world. Aboard his canoe, José discovers the magic of a country torn in pieces.

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CAST & CREDITS


DIRECTOR
Nicolás Rincón Gille
SCRIPT Nicolás Rincón Gille
PRODUCER Manuel Ruíz Montealegre, Hector Ulloque Franco
EDITOR Cédric Zoenen
CINEMATOGRAPHER
Juan Sarmiento
CAST
Arley de Jesús Carvallido Lobo, Pedro Suarez, Alfredo Emil Quintero Contreras, Carlos G. Vergara Montiel, Carmen María Amanda Vargas Barbosa

DIRECTOR’S BIO 


Nicolas Rincón Guille After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Economy in Bogotá, Nicolás Rincón Gille studied in Belgium at the INSAS. He worked as a cinematographer on a few films and directed three short films before embarking on his trilogy project campo hablado dedicated to the richness of oral tradition in Colombia’s countryside.
The first part, those waiting in the dark (2007), received the Joris Ivens Award at Cinéma du Réel, followed by the second part, the embrace of the river (2010), which was awarded the Montgolfière d’Or Prize at the Festival des 3 Continents. wounded night (2015) is the last part of the trilogy, awarded Special Mention from the International Jury at Cinéma de Réel and Best Film in the Colombian Competition at ficci in 2016.
valley of souls (tantas almas) is his first fiction feature.