Living in Canada for several years, Victor decides to spend his free day between flight connexions with his family. Excited by his arrival his mother organizes a series of family rituals. His brief stay becomes a helter-skelter of games, song and meals. Bur forced attemps to keep old family ties alive unlesah an ending that none of them could ever have imagined.
Axel is a man, a professional who hasn't practised for years. He wanders among people and situations as if it were 'the last days'. One day he meets a pregnant girl. She is alone. They build up a relationship, similar to love. This is a film which does not use many words. It is a film of a fragile silence.
Thousands of kilometres south of Buenos Aires, three people make their way along the lonely roads of Austral Patagonia. Don Justo (80), the retired owner of general store now run by his son. Roberto (40), a travelling salesman and María Flores (25) with her young daughter. Each one travles alone. But, as is common on the deserted Patagonian roads, their stories and their dreams run into one another.
A mother, a daughter, a neighbour. Lonely and together, the trio cultivates frustration and reproach in anonymous, empty, surroundings, weaving a dull and unhealthy relationship based on dependence. There's the occasional way out, particularly for the daughter, but the chances slip by in the routine and oppression that dominate their lives. And by the time things blow up on them it's too late: it's the three of them or nothing.
La primera noche is about a peasant couple who have been ousted from their remote land, where they lived since their childhood, and brutally launched onto the streets of an enormous, strange and ruthless city. They experience suffering, disillusionment, disappointment in love grow inside them. They are incapable of bearing each other's pain. Althought the backdrop of this film is the Columbian conflict, the real action takes place in the characters' hearts.
Sudeste is a magical river voyage, a combination of the mythical and the strain and adventure of the detective genre, set against the fascinating backdrop of the islands forming the delta of the river Paraná. A young man sets out on a journey with no particular objective. He meets El Cabecita, half-stupid, half-saint, and later El Pampa, a criminal from the banks of the river.
This film is situated in Medellín and is about narcotrafic. It is a thriller based on the life of a small-time Colombian drug dealer, known as "el traqueto". He is character symbolic of the drug dealing and traffic in the eigthies, a time when the drug bosses had an inmense power and making life and death decisions over thousands of people. They used the famous killers (sicarios) for their murders.