Jardines de Plomo
Peru / Italy / Spain – 2017
Director: Alessandro Pugno
Screenplay: Alessandro Pugno
Editing: Enrico Giovannone, Antolín Prieto
Cinematography: Alessandro Pugno
Sound: Rita Sanchez
Production: Papavero Films, First Draft
Distribution: Papavero Films
Awards: Premio Solidarietà Cassa Rurale di Trento (Trento Film Festival 2017), Menzione Speciale (EtnoFilm Festival 2017), Secondo Premio (Festival SiciliAmbiente 2017), Premio “Log to Green” Migliore Film Ecosostenibile (Film Festival della Lessinia 2017), Premio Miglior Film (Festival Internacional de Cine Latinoamericano Latium 2017).
Peru, 4000 metres above sea level, where the llamas once grazed, turbid water gushes from the rocks. A teacher and her pupils find lead in the water. The community of Huayhuay lives on the mine. While one miner fears for his job, his daughter realizes that, maybe, one day things will change.