Go Guatemala! You’re Finally on Your Way to the Oscars
Ixcanul is the first movie in 20 years — TWENTY — that Guatemala has entered for an Academy Award…and it’s pretty darn good.
This is María. She’s 17-year-old Mayan and she lives on an active volcano in Guatemala.
Yes, we said VOLCANO.
Wait? Who in their right mind would live on one of these things?!
Her parents fixed her up with a local farmer…she ain’t happy.
— Cinema Tropical (@CinemaTropical) August 27, 2015
Credit: @CinemaTropical / Twitter
Yup, the picture above captures how she feels about her arranged marriage…
Because María dreams of seeing the modern world and big city.
Pepe, who would be like María’s MCM, tells her about life beyond the volcano is everything she dreams of.
Unfortunately for her future husband, María found love in a hopeless place (like Rihanna).
Everything is unlikely on an active volcano. Who knows if you will be here tomorrow. Run, María. ?
It isn’t long until before María finds out she is pregnant by Pepe.
And the father is NOT the husband.
Only the modern world can save her during a complication.
María finally gets the chance to visit the big city she has dreamed of, but at what cost?
Check out the full trailer below:
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