The bucolic setting of a river in the middle of a dense forest poses an existentialist scenario. Several characters immerse themselves in nature in search of answers about the mysteries that surround us.
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The Hidden River. Nature and the mysteries of life
In the heart of a deep forest runs a river. On its banks, men and women sit and talk, opening up to each other.
In this remote setting conducive to reflection, they wonder what it takes to attain inner peace, debate the wisdom of passing something on to future generations and realize that, in love, the perfect ‘soulmate’ is a near-impossible ideal.
The sun sets behind the mountains and the swimmers bitterly acknowledge the failure of certain dreams, but still find meaning in contemplating nature, the stars and the moon.