The love of cinema is a behavioral disorder without which BAFICI would lose its raison d´être. Cinema for cinema´s sake. Cinema about cinema. On this occasion, Leonardo Favio, Guy Maddin, Alfred Hitchcock, Raúl Perrone and Raúl Ruiz move away from the camera viewfinder and get in the picture-and they turn out to be as complex and fascinating as their own characters.
A documentary that enters into the mind of unclassifiable Canadian filmmaker guy Maddin, who is a fan of silent cinema, melodrama, and séance. Montmayeur’s camera goes behind the scenes during the making of his latest film The Forbidden Room.
The Cali Group, with Luis Opina at the top, decides to make a self-portrait. By going through their own past history, they run into the complex ‘70s and ‘80s, the time when the films essential to understand Colombia’s cinema were forged.