In the arid Bolivian highlands, an elderly Quechua couple has been living the same daily routine for years. When an uncommonly long drought threatens their entire way of life, Virginio and Sisa face the dilemma of resisting or being defeated by the passage of time. Everything is precipitated by the arrival of their grandson Clever, who comes to visit with news.
In Alejandro Loayza Grisi’s astonishing feature debut, the three of them will face, each in their own way, the environment, the necessity for change, and the meaning of life itself.
"Utama" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Grand Jury Prize.
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