Donde Acaban los Caminos
Drama / 2004 / 82 min / Guatemala
Director: Carlos García Agraz
Screenwriter: Reynaldo Leon
Starring: Giacomo Buonafina, Andrea Rivera, Herbert Ignacio
A doctor goes to work in a country town and falls in love with María, a young 17-year-old indigenous woman. But love is not enough in a society where racism is deeply rooted and Ladinos and indigenous peoples are divided. Based on the eponymous novel by Mario Monteforte Toledo, it was awarded the prize for Best Screenplay at the Trieste Festival of Latin-American Cinema.