• Director(s):

    VOGEL (ANGELIKA), IBALD (SVEN)

  • Producer(s):

    ARTE GEIE, MEDIEN KONTOR Movie GMBH, GEOLINO

  • Territories:

    Worldwide (except Belgium, Switzerland and Germany).

  • Production year:

    2015

  • Language(s):

    German, English, French

  • Rights:

    TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

One Q´eros custom is to give children responsibility for looking after a newborn alpaca “cria” (Spanish for “baby”), especially in its first months. 

Rugged country, thin air and a hostile climate – that is what Christobal’s homeland is like. The nine-year-old lives high up in the Peruvian Andes and is a member of the indigenous Q´eros people. Descended from the Incas, they still observe their own rules and traditions to this very day. One Q´eros custom is to give children responsibility for looking after a newborn alpaca “cria” (Spanish for “baby”), especially in its first months. Christobal can hardly wait to become its godparent. Each day he checks to see how the expectant alpaca is doing. Then it’s time – but there are problems…