HOMO BOTANICUS

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Synopsis

Fifteen years after abandoning his studies as a botanist, Guillermo Quintero visits his old professor Julio Betancur. With him and his new disciple, the young Cristian Castro, he returns to the Colombian tropical forests to explore once again his old passion. Following their work in this expedition we understand the importance of legacies and the strength of the ancient bond between master and pupil. As we immerse in doubts over science and the ways in which we see the world, Guillermo builds up a reflection on the obsessions of the modern man to control and map Nature. In the diverse and nearly infinite world of the tropics, what is the point of collecting plants forever?

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Beneficiary Film Development Fund - FDC

    Characteristics

    • Nationality: Francia, Colombia
    • Release date: June 20 de 2019
    • Lenght: Feature Films
    • Stage: National Released
    • Format cap: Digital
    • Format pr: DCP 5.1
    • Color: Color
    • Sound: Dolby

    Technical team

    Guillermo Quintero

    Screenplay

    Stank (FR)

    Production

    Pierre-Emmanuel Urcun

    Producer

    Guillermo Quintero

    Producer

    Señal Colombia

    Co producing

    Vincent Le port

    Producers Associate

    Roy Arida

    Producers Associate

    Louis Tardivier

    Producers Associate

    Jose Espinosa

    Digital effects and composition

    2.35 Digital

    Digital effects and composition

    Marc-Olivier Brullé

    Sound Designer

    Alejandro Castillo

    Mezcla de sonido

    Figtree Studios

    Mezcla de sonido

    Viioleta Cruz

    Music

    Guillermo Quintero (Edición )

    Otros

    Julie Borvon (Edición)

    Otros

    Exhibición Theatrical Colombia

    • Number of screens:
      Cinemateca de Bogotá
      Cine Tonalá
      Procinal Palatino
      Medellín: Museo de Arte Moderno
      Centro Colombo Americano

    Theatrical Distribution:
    DOC.CO
    Cra 3A # 30-10
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