Alvaro Mutis is the " second " internationally renowned Colombian writer after Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Though they are friends, they have almost nothing in common: tastes, sources of inspiration, style and political opinions.
The film will portray this exceptional man who has surprisingly so much of a European. It will analyse the mysteries of his passion for history. It will try to follow Maqroll the Gabier- Mutis puzzling and unlikely double- in the complex world of his nightmarish and raving everyday life.