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Cantillano seamlessly blends sobering depictions of all that Haulover’s residents have lost with heart-warming moments that capture the unwavering closeness of the community and their undeniable love for their hometown. In this way, Cantillano achieves a truly profound insight into a community that refuse to give up on each other, nor their roots.
Haulover is a small town located in the northern Caribbean of Nicaragua. In November 2020, two hurricanes tore the community in two and destroyed its infrastructure. Now, villagers must decide between going back and rebuilding their home from the rubble despite the risks, or they must start a new life elsewhere, leaving their life by the sea