The Golden Dream

La jaula de oro (Mexico, Spain)

Directed by:
Diego Quemada-Diez
Cast:
Brandon Lopez, Rodolfo Dominguez, Karen Martinez, Carlos Chajon
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2014
Category:
Synopsis:

Juan, Sara and Samuel, all 15 years old, flee from Guatemala towards the USA. On their journey through Mexico they meet Chauk, a Tzotzil indian who does not speak Spanish and has no official documents. They all believe they will find a better world beyond the USA-Mexico border but they run into a harsh reality.

Festivals
Cannes 2013 (Un certain regard), Giffoni 2013, Havana 2013, Mar del Plata 2013, Palm Springs 2013, Sao Paolo 2013, Tallinn 2013, Thessaloniki 2013, Zurich 2013

Awards
A Certain Talent Award - Cannes 2013, Golden Eye Award for Best Film - Zurich 2013, Best Feature, Best Director, Audience Award - Thessaloniki 2013, Best North American Film - Tallinn 2013
 

 

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