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2016 | Color | 104:57

A woman is recruited to a prison controlled by organized crime while another woman searches for her missing daughter. Through images that submerges us in a journey from north to south Mexico, both testimonies collide and take us to the center of a storm: a country where violence has taken control of our lives, our desires and our dreams.


Direction: Huezo; Tatiana
Script: Huezo; Tatiana
Production: Celis; Sebastián, Célis; Nicolás
Photography: Pardo; Ernesto
Sound: González Jordán; Federico, Esquenazi; Lena
Music: Lieberman; Jacobo, Heiblum; Leonardo
Cast:Carbajal; Miriam, Alvarado; Adela
Participation year at FICM: 2016

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