Juan de Dios (55) is a Guarani poet and craftsman. The harshness and deprivations of life in the countryside, endured throughout the years, have hardened his smile and stiffened the look in his eyes. Alongside the road, the symphony of nature vanishes and paradise seems to exist no more. However, within a few men, tenderness and desire do not vanish, wishes and dreams are well alive and keep beating in the depth of their souls. Novena lets us witness in a documentary, fiction and pictorial style how those few men, genuinely incarnated in Juan, push their dreams forward.
In July 2015, after 27 years, Paraguay will receive the Pope. Ru Ore is a documentary about the waiting for this important event through four life stories: Gaby, 13, who lives in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Asuncion; Mafe, 16, who is fighting against cancer; the story of Margarita, 53, Indigenous "Aché" fighting for the survival of her traditions and culture; and the history of Tati, 18, a survivor of the Ycuá Bolaños tragedy.
The Paraguayan railroad, created in 1861, fell in the late twentieth century in decline. Operated for decades by foreign companies and later by the Paraguayan State has been in a growing abandonment since the late 90s.
"The Napkin Universe" tells the story of Felix and his friends, youths in search of answers to life's great mysteries, transcendence and love all the while facing the routine conflicts of existence in that stage of life where we go from adolescence to adulthood.
1875. After the War of the Triple Alliance, Paraguay is shed of its male population. In a town without clear borders, three women will find a reason for love, thanks to a mysterious basket that they will guard with their lives.
Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.
Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.