Jury Prize (ex-aequo), Cannes 2021
Directed by: Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Country: Colombia, Thailand, United Kingdom, Mexico, France/Colombie, Thailande, Royaume-Uni, Mexique, France/Columbia, Thailanda, Marea Britanie, Mexic, Franţa
Length: 136 min.
Ever since being startled by a loud ‘bang’ at daybreak, Jessica is unable to sleep. In Bogotá to visit her sister, she befriends Agnès, an archaeologist studying human remains discovered within a tunnel under construction. Jessica travels to see Agnès at the excavation site. In a small town nearby, she encounters a fish scaler, Hernán. They share memories by the river. As the day comes to a close, Jessica is awakened to a sense of clarity.
Original language: English