El mañana es un palacio de agua

Sybille is the last person alive on a planet with no history or water. She roams through arid lands, traveling through strange visions. Entities with more memory than humans communicate with her. How to persuade the spirit of the waters to come back to earth?

Director Biography

Juanita ONZAGA's short film Our Song To War premiered in 2018 at the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs at Cannes Film Festival. In 2017, her short film The Jungle Knows You Better Than You Do won the Jury Prize for Best Short Film at the Berlinale in the section Generation 14+. She is currently developing her first fiction feature film, The Landscapes That You Seek, supported by Hubert Bals Bright Future, in production of an immersive VR experience, as well as shooting a feature docufiction. Tomorrow Is a Water Palace (2021) is the first of a series of works that connect Europe and South America within a transcultural exploration of mysticism.

Alternative title

Tomorrow is a Water Palace


Juanita Onzaga


Dutch public premiere


Belgium, Mexico, Italy, Colombia


Italian, Spanish







Kill Your Darlings

Sunday, 12 June 21:30 - 23:30 / Kijkhuis 1
105 min.

Also in this session

1. Ten Leaves Dilated
Kate Hinshaw, 14
2. Belle River
Guillaume Fournier, Samuel Matteau, Yannick Nolin, 11
3. El mañana es un palacio de agua
Juanita Onzaga, 15
4. Late Blooming In A Lonely Summer Day
Sein Lyan Tun, 20
5. 38
Joanna Rytel, 11
6. El Canto de las Moscas III - Noche
Ana María Vallejo, 15