TRAGIC JUNGLE – Selva trágica

TRAGIC JUNGLE – Selva trágica

1920, Mexico-Belize border. Deep in the Mayan jungle, where there is no law and myths prevail, a group of Mexican gum workers cross their path with Agnes, a mysterious young Belizean girl. Her presence causes tension among the men, fueling their fantasies and desires. With renewed vigor they face their destiny, without realizing that they have awakened the Xtabay, an ancient legend that lurks from the heart of the jungle.

1920, frontera entre México y Belice. En la profundidad de la selva Maya, donde no hay ley y los mitos prevalecen, un grupo de mexicanos trabajadores del chicle cruza su camino con Agnes, una misteriosa joven beliceña. Su presencia provoca tensión entre los hombres, avivando sus fantasías y deseos. Con vigor renovado enfrentan su destino, sin darse cuenta que han despertado a la Xtabay, una antigua leyenda que acecha desde el corazón de la selva.

Year: 2020
Runtime: 96 minutes
Language: Spanish, English, Mayan, Creole
Country: Mexico, France, Colombia
Director: Yulene Olaizola
Screenwriter: Yulene Olaizola, Rubén Imaz
Producer: Pablo Zimbrón Alva, Rubén Imaz, Yulene Olaizola, Birgit Kemner, Philippe Gompel, Juan Hernández
Filmmaker: Yulene Olaizola
Cast: Indira Andrewin, Gilberto Barraraza, Mariano Tun Xool, Lázaro Gabino Rodríguez, Eligio Meléndez
Cinematographer: Sofía Oggioni
Editor: Rubén Imaz, Yulene Olaizola, Israel Cárdenas y Pablo Chea
Production Design: Luis Luino
Sound Design: José Miguel Enríquez Rivaud
Music: Alejandro Otaola

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