Bolivia, Uruguay, France | 2022 | 87 min | Quechua, Spanish


In the arid Bolivian highlands, an elderly Quechua couple has been living the same daily routine for years. When an uncommonly long drought threatens their entire way of life, Virginio and Sisa face the dilemma of resisting or being defeated by the passage of time. Everything is precipitated by the arrival of their grandson Clever, who comes to visit with news.In Alejandro Loayza Grisi’s astonishing feature debut, the three of them will face, each in their own way, the environment, the necessity for change, and the meaning of life itself.


Bolivian filmmaker. Begins his artistic career in still photography and then enters the world of cinema through cinematography. As a director of photography he worked in the documentary series Planeta Bolivia, and many short films such as Aicha, Dochera and Polvo. Attracted by the stories that can be told through the image in motion, he ventures into script and direction with his first feature film, Utama.

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Mexican Premiere

Director - Directors
Alejandro Loayza Grisi
Guión - Screenplay
Alejandro Loayza Grisi
Productor - Producer
Santiago Layza Grisi, Federico Moreira, Jean-Baptiste Bailly-Maitre
Música - Music:
Cergio Prudencio
Sonido - Sound:
Federico Moreira
Cinematografía - Cinematography:
Barbara Alvarez
Edición - Editor:
Fernando Epstein
Dirección de Arte - Production Design:
Valeria Wilde
Intérpretes - Cast
José Calcina, Luisa Quispe, Santos Choque
Contacto - Contact
Alpha Violet