Nuria, Fabio and their mother Amparo arrive on a small island in the middle of the Amazon Jungle, on the border between Brazil, Colombia and Peru. They have escaped from the Colombian armed conflict in which their father disappeared. One day, he reappears in their new house. The family is haunted by this strange secret and discovers that the island is inhabited by ghosts.
Beatriz Seigner debuted behind the camera in 2009 with Bollywood Dream, the first co-production between Brazil and India, which was selected for more than twenty international festivals. She also directed the documentary Between Us, A Secret, about Africa’s griots (storytellers), co-written with Walter Salles, which is currently in post-production. Los silencios, her second feature film, won the European distributors and exhibitors award at Films in Progress in Toulouse 2017, and was presented at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs at the last Cannes Festival.