The Journey of Javier Heraud

  • 8 10
  • 2019
  • 96min

Javier Heraud, poet and guerrilla fighter, lost his life at the age of 21 in the jungles of Peru, in 1963. In this documentary, his grandniece reveals his important and unknown work to the world.


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The Journey of Javier Heraud. The forever young poet

Ariarca, grandniece of the poet Javier Heraud, opens the trunk of memories and discovers a story to tell: His great-uncle, poet and guerrilla fighter was murdered at the age of 21 in the jungle of Peru in 1963. 

Despite from his young age, Javier Heraud left a fundamental poetic work for Peruvian poetry. Ariarca is the same age as when his great-uncle died.

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