Director: M. Asier Altuna
Bergara, 1969. After working as a technician in several feature films, he took to film directing with
Telmo Esnal; the two joined hands to write and direct the short films Txotx and 40 ezetz, the
feature film Aupa Etxebeste! and the TV series Brinkola. By himself, he has written and directed
another four short films (Topeka, Sarean, Artalde and Zela Trovke) and the documentary feature
Bertsolari. All of his films have been presented at international festivals and have received
numerous awards. In 2008 he founded the production company Txintxua Films, with which he is
currently producing a feature film of which he is the screenwriter and director.
Arid soil, sun, wind. A procession crosses the landscape. The echoes of their prayers bring the rain.