Synopsis

Ana, a nine year old girl, arrives with her mother to an isolated beach with the intention to rest and to know the sea. There, she discovers that they are under a terrible threat, therefore she is obligated to look for help with her father in order to save her mother.

About the Filmmaker

Carlos Carrera with only three feature films, Carlos Carrera is considered one of the best young directors of the new Mexican cinema. He began as an animator at 12 years old and wrote, produced and directed a number of animated-shorts before filming his first live-action movie, a docummentary short titled Vestidito Blanco como la Leche Nido, Un (1989). He studied filmmaking at the Training Center of Cinematography (Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica) in Mexico City. After that, Carrera made his first feature, Mujer de Benjamín, La (1991). This film won the Mexican Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and many prizes in film festivals. After his second feature film, Vida conyugal, La (1993), Carrera made Héroe, El (1994), an animated short winner of the Golden Palm at Cannes Festival.