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Dir. Mariano Donoso


Mercedes Araujo is a writer who travels to an arid town in northeastern Mendoza that bears her last name: Costa de Araujo. At the end of the 16th century, when there were huge lagoons and the land was full of fish and birds, her ancestors settled in that place as colonists. The author becomes obsessed with the search for the original language of the Huarpes, Millcayac and Allentiac. Its only written record is a Confessional written in 1598 by a Jesuit friar. The originals were lost for centuries and today, the only remaining copy has just appeared in a library in Rome.