小田 香 Kaori Oda
Chinese Mainland Premiere 中国大陆首映
Sunlight comes down into the water from the top of the cave in the water.
In the north of Yucatan, fountains called cenote are made with groundwater in the underground cavity were the only water sources in the land where there is no river and lake.
Some cenotes were used as ritual space and many people were thrown into the water as sacrifices. It was also to receive an message from the Rain God ‘Chaac’ that they believed the God lived in the bottom of cenote.
In the Popol Vuh myth that is the genesis of ancient Maya, when the twins go down to hades ’Xibalba’, they pass through the big water. Mayan believed cenotes were the way that connected the present life and hereafter.
The underground world that has wandering lost souls and its own history carrying the heavy responsibility of its land. When the sacrificed souls would wake up and invite the livings into the water, memories of the land would come back.