A world-weary artist (Alejandro Ferretis) departs his home in Mexico City for the rural country to prepare for his suicide. After arriving in a remote canyon, he finds lodging in the rickety home of an elderly Indian widow (Magdalena Flores). Through learning about the compelling life of his host, the depressive begins to once again appreciate the wonders of existence, in this life-affirming effort from director Carlos Reygadas. Widescreen; Soundtrack: Spanish Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English; bonus short "Maxhumain" (1999); featurettes; deleted scene; theatrical trailer. In Spanish with English subtitles. Two-disc set.