Based on true events, the film tells the story of a Peace Corps-like American agency that is secretly sterilizing indigenous women under the guise of providing health care. Ignacio, the community leader, finds out the truth, which provokes an uprising by the targeted population.
“Georges Sadoul” Award (France)
Award "Golden Timon" (Venice Italy)
San Francisco Festival Award (USA)
Prize “Espiga de Oro” (Valladolid-Spain)
Selected by UNESCO as one of the 100 most important films in the history of world cinema (1995)