The movie

Totem (English Subtitles)

Loving and mystical portrait of a Mexican family celebrating life at a bittersweet birthday party.

Length: 95 min
Country: Denmark, France, Mexico
Language spoken: Spanish
Language subtitles: Dutch
Cast: Naíma Sentíes, Montserrat Marañon, Marisol Gasé, Saori Gurza, Mateo García Elizondo, Teresita Sánchez
Director: Lila Avilés
Release date: 07/09/2023


Seven-year-old Sol spends the day at her grandfather's home, helping with the preparations for a surprise party for her father. Throughout the day, chaos slowly takes over, fracturing the family's foundations. Sol will embrace the essence of letting go as a release for existence.