• Greek Title Η μακρά πορεία
  • English Title The Great Movement
  • Original Title El Gran Movimiento
  • Year: 2021
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Country: Bolivia, France, Qatar, Switzerland
  • Duration: 85'
  • Director / Scriptwriter: Kiro Russo
  • Cinematography: Pablo Paniagua
  • Editing: Kiro Russo, Pablo Paniagua, Felipe Gálvez
  • Sound: Mauricio Quiroga, Mercedes Tennina, Juan Pedro Razzari, Emmanuel Croset
  • Cast: Julio César Ticona, Max Bautista Uchasara, Francisca Arce de Aro, Israel Hurtado, Gustavo Milán Ticona
  • Production: Kiro Russo, Pablo Paniagua, Alexa Rivero, Socavón / Altamar films
  • Co-production: Associate Producers : Dan Wechsler (Bord Cadre Films), Jamal Zeinal-Zade, Andreas Roald (Sovereign Films), Miguel Ángel Peñaloza
  • Awards: Special Orizzonti Jury Prize - Venice Film Festival / Special Jury Prize - Villa Medici Film Festival / Ciné+ Distribution Support Prize & GNCR Prize - Belfort International Film Festival EntreVues
  • Color: Color
  • Audio: Sound
  • Language: Spanish
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Format: DCP
  • Print Source: Best Friend Forever

Bolivia, today. After walking for a week, Elder and his miner companions arrive in La Paz to demand for the reinstatement of their job. With the help of the elderly Mamá Pancha, Elder and his friends find work in the market. But Suddenly, Elder starts to feel sick... Mamá Pancha sends him to Max - a witch doctor, hermit and clown - who may be able to bring the young man back to life. Shot on Super 16mm film and honored with the Special Jury Prize at the 78th Venice Film Festival, Κiro Russo's second film is a contemporary urban symphony where mysticism collides with modernism in a visually arresting experience.

Kiro Russo was Born in La Paz and studied in Buenos Aires. His debut feature, Viejo calavera (Dark skull, 2016, was selected in more than 80 festivals and won 23 awards. Shot in La Paz in Bolivia in super 16mm The Great Movement is Kiro’s second feature film, that won the Special Jury Prize of the Horizons Award in the Venice Film Festival in 2021.

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