Locked down in his Tahitian cabin by the French colonial authorities in 1903, painter Paul Gauguin is forced to paint a new masterpiece to save his five-year-old native son while battling illness and torn between sanity and madness. In the course of these events, he has visions of the past; especially, about his life and his work in the Panama Canal, the place where he began his artistic career.
He is a screenwriter, producer and director, and for twelve years now he has been an active part of the international audiovisual industry with six feature films in co-production with Panama, Spain, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela and the United States. ‘Hora menos’ (2011), his debut feature, participated in the official section of the Malaga Festival and received three awards at international film festivals. His documentary feature film ‘Hidden’ (2016) won the Hollywood International Independent Documentary Award. In 2018 he directed ‘Humanpersons’, a dramatic thriller about human organ trafficking.