Scene from the film Wind Shaped Rocks
Scene from the film Wind Shaped Rocks
Scene from the film Wind Shaped Rocks
Scene from the film Wind Shaped Rocks
Scene from the film Wind Shaped Rocks
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Wind Shaped Rocks

  • Mexico
  • Argentina

What starts out as a calm, observational record from an excursion boat filled with Taiwanese tourists admiring glaciers, soon turns into a frenzied – in places almost hallucinogenic – series of bizarre events after a black hole appears in the sky. Shots of the tourists alternate with views of horses grazing in a snowy landscape, a couple in a hotel room, and a group of young people digging film strips out of a garbage can. From the start, the viewer searches for the key to this random sequence of wordless scenes, trying to keep pace with the rapid, sometimes even stroboscopic montage of juxtaposed shots, which is slowed down with contemplative views of monstrous icebergs.


  • Original Title
    Rocas en forma de viento
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Eduardo Makoszay Mayén
  • Cinematography
    Eduardo Makoszay Mayén
  • Editing
    Eduardo Makoszay Mayén
  • Music
    Gabriel Esparza, David Sánchez
  • Sound
    Allan Vizzuett
  • Runtime
    44 min (31-45 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Format
    • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Festivals
    • Opus Bonum, Ji.hlava IDFF, Czech Republic 2017
    • Festival Ecrã, MAM Rio de Janeiro, 2018
    • Black Canvas FCC, Ciudad de México, 2018 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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