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.
The dream of marrying rich can turn into a horrible nightmare, as some oligarchs’ wives have found out. Director Alexander Gentelev (“Oligarchs”, “Thieves by Law”, “Putin’s Games”) once again achieves amazing access to a hidden Russian world as he meets women before, during, and after their time as a trophy spouse.