Water Steps

(Los pasos del agua)
César Acevedo | Drama

2016 | 11 minutes | Colombia

Two fishermen in a forgotten hamlet near the Cauca river find a dead body in their net and, opting not to inform authorities, decide to bury it.


Having premiered at the Cannes Critics Week, the film follows two humble fishermen who live in a forgotten hamlet near the Cauca river, who discover that a dead body had been tangled in their cast net.

Failing to give notice to the authorities, they decide that it would be more humane to bury him, so they start dragging the dead body towards the jungle.

Main credits

Acevedo García, César Augusto (film director)
Acevedo García, César Augusto (screenwriter)
Acevedo García, César Augusto (film producer)
Pérez Nieto, Paola Andrea (film producer)
Isajar, Norberto (actor)
Carabalí, Isaí (actor)

Other credits

Cinematography, Mateo Guzmán Sánchez; editing, Mateo Guzmán Sánchez [and 3 others].

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Cannes Critics Week; La Habana International Film Festival; Bogotá International Short Film Fesitval BOGOSHORTS

DIRECTOR: César Acevedo


YEAR: 2016

GENRE: Drama


COLOR / B&W: Color

GRADE LEVEL: High School, College, Adult



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