Mayra Batalla (The Empty Hours), Alejandra Camacho (Linea De Sangre), Marya Membreño (film debut), Ana CristinaOrdóñez González (film debut), Memo Villegas (Guadalupe Reyes), Norma Pablo (Man on Fire), Giselle Barrera Sánchez (film debut), Blanca Itzel Pérez (film debut), Julián Guzmán Girón (film debut), David Illescas (Identifying Features), Eileen Yañez (Days of Grace), Camila Gaal (film debut), Olivia Lagunas (Un Mundo Secreto), Teresa Sánchez (Andrea Within a Box), Andrés Chavero Medina (film debut), Gabriela Núñez (film debut), José Estrada (film debut), Daniela Arroio (Aurora)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Tatiana Huezo (Tempestad), director, writer; Nicolás Celis (Roma) and Jim Stark (Mystery Train), producers; Leonardo Heiblum (Maria Full of Grace) and Jacobo Lieberman (Insignificant Things), composers; Dariela Ludlow (She Doesn’t Want to Sleep Alone), cinematographer; Miguel Schverdfinger (Zama), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In Guerrero, Mexico, three young girls – Ana (González), Maria (Pérez) and Paula (Gaal) – are forced to come of age as their town is overrun by the local drug trade and human trafficking operations…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Mexico’s official Oscar entry for this year’s International Feature category (unfortunately, it wasn’t shortlisted) is a powerful coming-of-age story that effectively views rampant criminality through the eyes of innocents.