Under the Pinochet-dictatorship, Jorge becomes an instrument for the Chilean secret services, who have violently forced them to work for them. He escapes and becomes a war cameraman based in Belgium. Today, his son realises his psychologic portrait, taking him back to the places of his unfinished evil past.
Zona Franca is a vast old-fashioned commercial area in the heart of the Chilean province located near the Strait of Magellan. This former original territory, now mirroring our mercantile society, attracts numerous tourists looking for the end of the world. However, a truck driver, a gold miner and a young security guard resist. The deeply rooted violence of this area suddenly reappears when a strike paralyses the region.
The local communities of Colombia, victims of the intensive oil palm production extolled by the government, take the floor. Peasants, farmers and indigenous people fight hard to reclaim their land, to the cost of their lives.
Through a journey, we discover a forgotten culture and the dangers that it faces. Eliseo Parada, an Argentinian goat herder, sheds light on the pleasures of daily life as a gaucho and the potential disappearance of a tradition transmitted through four generations, which he honours proudly. His sons and wife, Juana, work with him to protect this ancestral means of providing for themselves. The couple wonders how long their children will preserve this tradition.
From the hippie generation, Val has always been eager for freedom and independance. After the tragic death of her eldest daughter, Val leaves her kids and family and escapes into the Colombian jungle to live outside of society. Clare Weiskopf, the director, was 11 years old at the time. Thirty years later, Clare is pregnant and decides to visit her mother in her heavenly habitat in the Amazon region of Colombia.