Pável Quevedo Ullauri
Ecuador, Costa Rica
Willkawiwa (The sacred fire of the dead)
Willkawiwa (El sagrado fuego de los muertos)
Chinese Mainland Premiere
Jaime falls dead abruptly, while he works on his field in the Ecuadorian Andean paramo. He is the newest victim of a deadly and mysterious disease that has struck his Indigenous commune. As his body lies lifeless on the ground, his animal spirit emerges from his body. He wanders through the Andean moors until he meets the spirit of his wife and together, they begin their journey to the Land of the Dead.