The daughter of Margarito Duarte, a modest judicial employee of a small Colombian town, dies suddenly at the age of 7. 12 years later, when the body was exhumed, the girl’s remains remain intact. Margarito Duarte with the help of the people begins a process to get to Rome and ask the Pope for the sanctification of his daughter.
Isaac Ink drags a corpse through the bowels of a city of confusing geometry and labyrinthine architecture. Along the way he comes across sinister incarnations of science and technology, presented as oppressors of the contemporary man. A glimmer of humanity survives in music, dance, and sex, in the figure of a colorful jester who briefly lights up Mr. Ink’s shadowy path.