For fifty-three years, Baltazar Ushca has harvested glacial ice from the tallest mountain in Ecuador. He is the last of his kind.
Sandy Patch has worked as an editor, online editor, colorist, engineer and post consultant. Before departing Los Angeles to shoot El Ultimo Hielero in Ecuador, he worked at Company 3 in Santa Monica where he headed the company's new digital laboratory. He currently works as a colorist at Final Frame Post, a boutique post house in Manhattan that specializes in independent film. This is his first film.
Cast/Featuring: Baltazar Ushca, Gregorio Ushca and Juan Uscha
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