When butterflies carrying the souls of the dead arrive in his hometown, a young boy (Mendel) reconnects with his late brother.
BIO: Alexis Gambis is a filmmaker and a biologist whose interdisciplinary work aims at transforming the way science is communicated to the public through film and visual arts. His films combine scientific research and storytelling often featuring animals as actors and blurring the lines between fact and fiction. He is currently working on his second feature Son of Monarchs, about a boy who wants to turn into a monarch butterfly, which brings together in a narrative drama the themes of evolutionary biology, migration and immigration.
Cast/Featuring: Vicente Moreno Sandoval, Rosa Rojas
Executive Producer(s): Alexis Gambis
Producer(s): Geraldine Orta
Director(s): Alexis Gambis
Screenwriter(s): Alexis Gambis
Cinematographer(s): Roland Folkmayer
Editor(s): Alexis Gambis
Composer(s)/Music: Kristina Dutton, Lisa Schonberg
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