After a devastating earthquake, Nga, an old elephant and probably the last of its kind, and Sanra, his mahout, are about to embark on a journey to find the mythical elephant’s graveyard. A group of poachers, are following them closely, a journey of discovery and mourning starts, the poachers will die one after another under mysterious circumstances, while the spectator becomes the protagonist, on a sonic journey into the cemetery and beyond. An adventure film that unfolds unto an experimental cinematic and sonic experience.
- Meta Cultural Foundation Award, Marseille Espérance Prize, Special Mention (Highschool Award) - FID Marseille
- Carlos Casas
- Benjamin Echazarreta
- Felipe Guerrero
- Ariel Guzik
- Sebastian Escofet
- MAP PRODUCTIONS
A total, hypnotic immersion into the jungle.
Carlos Casas steadily digs down beneath the surface of everyday perceptions to offer up an extraordinary and almost mystical experience which is a feast for the eyes and the ears.
Born in 1974 in Barcelona, Carlos Casas is a filmmaker and visual artist whose practice encompasses film, sound and the visual art. His films have been awarded in festivals around the world from Torino, Madrid, Buenos Aires, and Mexico City and some of his video works have been presented in collective and personal exhibitions. In 2001 he started a trilogy of work dedicated to the most extreme environments on the planet, Patagonia, Aral sea, and Siberia. His film CEMETERY (2019) premiered at FID Marseille and won several awards. Carlos Casas lives and works in Paris. Filmmaker and visual artist, his work is a cross between documentary film, cinema, and contemporary visual and sound arts.