DOES HAVING CHILDREN MEAN GIVING-UP ON YOUR DREAMS?


A filmmaker sets out on an intimate journey to understand her mother´s unique, exotic and adventurous past which included leaving her family behind. This film reflects on parenthood, career, responsibility and the need for freedom.

After the tragic death of her eldest daughter, Val left everything behind –including her family- to live in the Amazon in search of her identity. Almost thirty years later her daughter Clare is pregnant and goes to the jungle in search of her mother as she seeks to reconcile the past and struggles to define motherhood on her own terms while following her career as a filmmaker.