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Work-in-Progress Premiere Screening
The plantations in Entre Ríos, Argentina are being devastated by a frost. At the Lell brothers’ farm, where they live with their nephew Lucas, a young woman appears and the farm starts to recover: the vegetables survive the frost, Lucas’s greyhound performs well on the racetrack and fish appear in an abandoned pond. The Lells are in awe, but the young woman makes them restless. Lucas, however, sees something different: she is a saint who has come to save them. Word spreads and soon the villagers come looking for miracles. The young woman has to decide whether to accept her new position within the community, or to continue on her way. This beautiful, unusual and striking Argentinian film was produced and previewed last year by former MIFF World Filmmaker Forum participant Barbara Francisco.