Sofía, teacher, living in the polluted city of Ventana, on the coast of Chile, is in the process of adoption of a minor when she reads in the newspaper that a newborn girl was found dead in a landfill. She becomes obsessed with the fate of the creature, which legally has no rights, neither to have a name nor to be buried. Sofia will engage in a legal fight which will have profound consequences on her life. Her crusade will become an intimate journey of personal transformation.
A daily, family, social, sexual and emotional drama with a plot centered on the figure of Serginho, a boy of 14. The audience follows day after day this young boy, who is «no more child not yet man», in its recently acquired new role as man of the house, in his work on the market, in his friendship with Mudinho and Silvinha and in his confused relationship with the professor. The film is a juxtaposition of moments in the life of a child in transition.
During winter, two young men travel to the coast. Martin has to visit distant relatives to get a document for his father. Tomaz joins him, as an opportunity to reconnect with his friend. The two spend their days immersed in their own universe, experiencing rejection from Martin’s family and the weird distance that has grown between them. Going from casual distractions to reflections on their lives and friendship, the boys shelter themselves in a glass house, at the shore of a cold and raging sea.
Here is the story of a child who is forced into adulthood too early when discovering violent death and its consequences in a conflict zone; it is also the careful portrait of a quiet farmer who is attacked and murdered. Two parallel representations unite when Anselmo discovers the corpse of Epifanio.
Sofía (35) lives in Valdivia. She is vegetarian and has two children she loves, but everything seems to go wrong lately. Seeking peace after her recent separation, she makes a vow of silence: no phone, no tv, no internet, nor reading for a year. But peace is short lived. Inspired by her decision, her father decides to leave her mother. Her older sister returns to Chile with her confrontational behavior. Her children are obsessed with eating meat. And without even looking for it, Sofía discovers an uncomfortable truth about her father.