At dawn, a group of peasants tries to rescue the body of a young man from the inside of a well. Women veil their faces in silence while men endure the situation. In the centre of it all, a mother awaits her son’s body. How can life cease to be when in nature there is an enduring renewal.
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Staggeringly sublime, beautifully moving drama like unbelievable continuity of a thousand of Caspar David Friedrich's pictures. During watching this, I thought of Larisa Shepitko's "The Ascent" because of similar title & protagonist's powerful face which depicts a struggle to survive but finally transcendence beyond life and death human's doomed to. I feel I'm in nirvana.