Sol's journey

Nominated for

Best Animated Film

Directed by

Claudia Sainte-Luce

77' • Mexico • 2021

Spanish

Sol is a divorced woman, one night when going to claim her ex-husband due payments of child-support, her seven year-old son, Christian, is taken from her. This traumatic event fills her with pain, anger and despair. After realizing the indifference and slowness of the investigation processes, Sol begins a frantic search for her son aside from the official procedure. On her journey to find clues of the whereabouts of Christian, she will gradually withdraw from her daily activities . Only the hope of finding Christian mantains her afloat. This film presents a human and personified vision of unbearable loss and struggle reminding us reminds us that despair and possibility often spring from the same source.