Synopsis by Bhob Stewart
Sergio Castilla directed this Chilean drama about a U.S.-trained environmentalist who's a Chilean exile (Alejandro Goic). He finally gets an okay to head home. However, his eight-year-old son Ivan (Sebastian Perez) is a gringuito (little gringo) who grew up in New York and is now forced to adapt to a new way of life in Santiago. Director Castilla is seen in a cameo as a New York street person. Spanish and English dialogue. Shown at the 1998 Vancouver Film Festival.
environmentalism, exile, fish-out-of-water, life-changes, return, son