Film Movement volume year 10, film 3
Marcela, a young immigrant with financial troubles, finds a summer job looking after Amador, a bed-ridden elderly man whose family is away. She thinks her problems are solved, but Amador dies shortly thereafter, putting Marcela in a predicament. His death leaves her jobless, something she can't afford to let happen. Faced with a difficult moral dilemma, Marcela will prove that death can't always stop life.
Santiago returns home from the Peruvian army ill-prepared to cope with the realities of life. Haunted by his violent military past, he is conflicted by his desire for education and his temptation to join his comrades in a life of crime.
After five years in prison, Jano looks for his old friends to fulfill their plans of going to America. Back on the streets, Jano is faced with a harsh reality that may put an end to their dreams. DespuÃ©s de cinco aÃ±os en prisiÃ³n, Jano se reÃºne con sus amigos para continuar el plan que tenÃan de cruzar la frontera, pero finalmente se enfrentara a una realidad muy diferente que podrÃa ponerle fin a sus sueÃ±os.