Son of Monarchs (2020)

  • Market Screening, Drama
  • 1h 37m
  • Mexico, United States of America

After the death of his grandmother, a Mexican biologist living in New York returns to his hometown nestled in the majestic monarch butterfly forests of Michoacán. The journey forces him to confront past traumas and reflect on his new hybrid identity, launching him on a personal and spiritual metamorphosis.

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Alexis Gambis

Production Company

Imaginal Disc


English, Spanish