Two women, their voices echoing over the landscape and highways of Mexico from North to South, as they tell how official corruption and injustice allowed violence to take control of their lives, desires and dreams. An emotional and evocative journey, steeped not only in loss and pain, but also in love, dignity and resistance.
After decades of steady deterioration, writer and academic John Hull became
totally blind. He begins keeping a diary on audio-cassette. On these tapes John
maps his journey through a world without faces; a world without day and night or
the seasons; a shadowland that threatens to engulf not only precious memories of
his wife and children but the life they share.
In a never-before-seen interview filmed a few years before his death, Sidney Lumet guides us through his life and work. Powerfully dramatic and wildly entertaining films such as Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, 12 Angry Men, and Network, are just part of the canon of one of the most socially conscious directors in the history of cinema.