A father tells his daughter a story before bedtime. A story about the tales the trees in the forest whisper. Whispers that you may be able to hear in this dream-like film.
Rhena’s father tells a story about Atlas, a forest entity that whispers stories of the dead to its trees. That same night, her father disappears into this woodland. Rhena does everything she can to get her father back. Her journey takes her to the heart of the forest. This is the place where the mysterious Atlas lives in this dream-like, magic-realist film.
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