Heltzear

2021

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Produced by Irusoin. 

Fiction, 17 minutes, Super16mm, Spain, 2021.

SYNOPSIS:

In Basque language the verb “Heldu” has a polysemic meaning.
It can be “to hold”, “to grow” or “to arrive”.
The declined form “Heltzear” means “about to” all of those things.

San Sebastian in the year 2000. The Basque Conflict is active.
As she writes a letter to her absent brother, Sara, a 15-year-old climber, trains for the most difficult climb of her life.