8th Annual Hispanic Film Series @ VT
I GIRL (ARGENTINA)
Based on the director's autobiographical experiences, I Girl tells the story of Armonia, a little girl who lives with Pablo and Julia, who seem to be her parents, in an idyllic landscape of lakes, rivers, and forests in southern Argentina. They are neo-hippies, vegetarians, promiscuous, questioners of the system, and have problems with the law. But their existence is more precarious that it seems; their cabin has no light, gas, or running water, and they are underprepared for the life they envision for themselves. After a tragic incident forces them to leave their idyllic dwelling and actually interact with the bourgeoisie, Armonia's world starts to gradually open up...