La Jaula de Oro - Additional Cinematography
Directed by: Diego QUEMADA-DIEZ
Year: 2013
Duration: 110 min.

Winner Best Picture / Cinematography / Actor / Supporting Actor / First Work / Original ScreenPlay / Editing / Soundtrack / Sound at Mexico's 56th Ariel Awards '14.
Winner Best Cinematography Mar de Plata & Lima Film Festival '13
Winner Best Feature Film, Edition & Sound at Fenix Awards '14
Winner Best Feature Film / Best Director / Audience Award at Thessaloniki Film Festival '13
Winner Best Opera Prima / Audience Award / Critics Award at Morelia Film Festival '13 and Sao Paulo Mostra '13.
Winner Best Film at Mumbai Film Festival
Winner Best International Feature at Zurich Film Festival
Official selection San Sebastian Film Festival / Press
Best Opera Prima / Critics Award 2013 Lima Film Festival.
Official selection at 2013 Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival ( Winner A Certain Talent prize, Gillo Pontecorvo award & François Chalais' Special Mention )

Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera - Arriflex 416, Zeiss Ultra Prime Lenses
Negative Format - 16 mm / Super 16
Cinematographic Process - Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format) Super 16 (source format)

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.

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