Commendation of the Ecumenical Jury, Chemnitz 2022

Eleven-year-old Damián lives alone in a run-down flat with his violent father. The authorities hand Damián over to the care of the social worker Leandro, who places him in a children's home. Damián needs time and patience to develop a new perspective for his life.

The sensitive feature film with great acting, convincing dramaturgy and poetic images tells a quiet story which shows that empathy and love are the most important things to help people in need.