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The Golden Dream

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Original title
La jaula de oro
Running time
110 min.
Mexico Mexico
Lucía Carreras, Gibrán Portela, Diego Quemada-Díez
Leonardo Heiblum, Jacobo Lieberman
María Secco
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Animal de Luz Films / Kinemascope Films / Machete Producciones
Drama | Immigration. Road Movie. Teen/coming-of-age
Synopsis / Plot
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.
2013: Cannes Film Festival: Best Cast (Un Certain Regard)
2013: Morelia Film Festival: Audience Award, Best First/Second Movie
2013: Mar del Plata Film Festival: Best Film
2013: Ariel Awards: 9 Awards including Best Film
2014: Fenix Film Awards: 3 Awards including Best Film. 9 Nominations
2014: Platino Awards: Nominated for Best Film, Co-production & Actress (Martínez)
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