Award: Premiere Winner, Adam Yauch Hörnblower, SXSW
Synopsis: In a tiny rural village in Argentina. Rita Lopez, a pious yet insatiably competitive woman, decides that staging a miracle could be her ticket to sainthood. When she discovers a lost statue in the back room of her chapel, she convinces her neglected but loving husband to help her orchestrate the grand reveal that will finally anoint her as the most admired woman in town. However, a jarring turn of events illuminates the hidden magic of her world, forcing her to re-evaluate everything she once took for granted.
Directors Bio: Tomás Gómez Bustillo studied Political Science in Buenos Aires and began his career directing commercials and music videos. He Mastered in Directing from the AFI Conservatory, Los Angeles. His award winning shorts have screened at Tribeca, Slamdance, Raindance, and Mar del Plata, among others. His debut feature Chronicles of a Wandering Saint premiered at South By South West where it received the Adam Yauch Hörnblower Award.
Sales Agent: PLENTY GOOD
Drama| Comedy| Fantasy